A loan of $2,250 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of sweet potatoes to resell and earn more money.


Niyonyishu Group's story

Gaspard belongs to the Niyonyishu group and lives in Bubanza. He is 39 years old and married to Sylvie, who is a trader. They have three children together, ranging from one to six years old.

He has been selling sweet potatoes and palm oil for the past three years. It is his first loan from Turame and with this Kiva loan he is going to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of sweet potatoes to resell and make more money.

In the coming years he would like to have a restauration business and see his children go to school.

In this group: Gaspard, Sylvestre, Fulgence, Anitha, Didier, Isidonie, Leonidas, Jacqueline, Aline, Francine, Charles, Estella, Mwajabu, Jovith, Estella, Merveille, Edissa, Elie, Gilbert, Gloriose, Jean, Agnes, Beatrice

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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