A loan of $1,875 helped a member to purchase many goats to sell, so as to earn more.


Dusabe Group's story

Scholastique is part of the group "Dusabe" and lives in Gitega. She is 50 years old and married to Ndayi, a mason. Together they have eight children, from 9 to 30 years old, of whom five are students.

Scholastique has been doing commerce in goats for twenty years.

She is on her fifteenth Turame loan. With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase many goats to sell, so as to earn more

In the coming years, she would like to see her children educated.

In this group: Scholastique*, Vestine, Josélyne, Libérate, Matrone, Jeanne, Jeanette, Constance, Berchmans, Athanase, Claudine, Joyce, Godeberthe, Paulette, Joséphine, Daphrose, Charlotte, Thérèse, Dyna, Concilie, Jeanette, Ferdiane, Marie, Jeanine, Josélyne
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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