A loan of $3,625 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a larger quantity of bananas to have many kegs of banana beer to sell and then earn more.


Twigarukire Group's story

Aline is part of the Twigarukire group and she lives in Gitega. She is 33 years old and is married to Venant, a storekeeper. Together they have five children who are between 3 and 15 years old, three of them are in school.

She has been selling banana beer for 8 years.

This is her seventh loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan she gets, she will increase her capital and buy a larger quantity of bananas to have more kegs of banana beer to sell and then earn more.

In this group: Jacqueline, Suav Is, Gorethb, Gaudence, Domitile, Renovat, Appolonie, Esperence, Claude, Goreth A, Rose, Francine, Alice, Aline, Donate, Claudine, Adrienne, Felicite, Joselyne, Virginie, Philothee, Marie, Emmanuel, Joselyne, Seraphine, Joselyne, Claudine, Mediatrice, Alice, J Odette*, Mediatrice, Erasme, Hyacinte, Jeannette, Bernardine, Nyenye, Annociate, Francine, Yvette Alvele, Marceline, Jacqueline
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment


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