A loan of $4,650 helped a member to grow his working capital so as to buy a lot of jerrycans of palm oil for resale.

Musave Group's story

J. Bosco is a member of the group called Musave and lives in Rumonge. He is 35 years old and married to Julienne, who is a businesswoman. Together they have four children aged from two to 10 years old, of whom two are enrolled in school.

J. Bosco has been selling palm oil for eight years. He is on his third loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan that he receives, he is intending to grow his working capital and buy a lot of jerrycans of palm oil to resell so as to earn more money.

In the coming years, he would like to buy a plot of arable land and grow oil-producing palms as well as see his children enrolled in school.

In this group: Manasé, Bosco, Alice, Nephtalie, Jean, Candide, Gilbert, Triphonie, Perpetue, Foibe*, Léonie, Espérance*, Alexis, Sylvie, Godelieve, Aline, Jérémie, Christine*, Judith, Etienne, Michel, Divine, Germain, Rubin

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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