A loan of $1,750 helped a member increase his working capital and buy a lot of bags of cement for retail sales,to earn more.


Ingabo Group's story

Agathe is part of the Ingabo group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 44 years old and is married to Jean, a merchant. Together they have five children aged 10 to 25 years, of whom four attend school.

She has been in the cement business for 20 years.

This is her fifth credit loan with Turame. Once she obtains the Kiva loan, she will increase her working capital and buy a lot of bags of cement for retail sales,to earn more.

In coming years, she would like to buy a plot of land and see to her children's education.

In this group: Agathe, Rémy, P. Claver, Frédérique, Evariste
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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