A loan of $4,025 helped a member to purchase a large quantity of nails and many locks to sell, so as to earn more.


Tumenyane Group's story

Cassien is part of the group Tumenyane and lives in Bujumbura. He is 52 years old and married to Helene, a farmer. Together they have five children, from 12 to 27 years old, all students.

Cassien has been doing commerce in nails and locks for five years.

This is his first Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and purchase a large quantity of nails and many locks to sell, so as to earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to purchase a parcel of land and see his children educated.

In this group: Bélyse*, Gabriel, Nadia, Egide, Claire, Evelyne, Josélyne, J. Marie, Gabriel, Gentille, Elissa*, Melchior, Fabrice, Marino, Vénuste, Marie, Jérémie, Boris, Férdinand*, Mélchiade, Francine, Dieudonné, Zanie, Abdallah, S. Jeanne, Cassien, Espérance, Appolinaire, Donatienne, Gadi
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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