A loan of $2,200 helped a member to boost business capital, and buy a large quantity of banana beer for re-sale.


Vyukakare Group's story

Germaine is a member of the Vyukakare group and lives in Gitega. She is 48 years old and married to Gervais, a shopkeeper. They have three children together, 2 of whom attend school.

She has sold banana beer for a living for two years.

She is on her third loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she is seeking, she will aim to boost her working capital and purchase a large quantity of banana beer for re-sale, so that she may earn more money.

In this group: Goreth, Scholastique, Belina, Laurent*, Anatolie*, Concilie, Spès, Agnès, Bernadette, Marie, Savera, A.line, Léonce*, Faustine, Annociate, Claudine, Germaine, Délphine, Suavis, Emmanuella, M. Goreth, Gerthude, Ancille, Therese, Béatrice, Alphonsine, Gaudence, Laurent*, Jeanne
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Treharne


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