A loan of $3,575 helped a member to buy a large quantity of bananas to resell.


Unguruza Group's story

Denise is a member of the Unguruza group and lives in Gitega. She is 35 years old and is married to Claver, a merchant. Together they have three children, aged from four to nine years old. Denise sells bananas. She is on her third loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to resell and earn more.

In this group: Claudine, Bénigne, Spès, Immaculée, Victoire, Thérèse, Adèle, Dénise, Languide, Cassilde, M. Rose, Goreth, Révérien, Caritas, Caritas, S. Caritas, Jeanine, Rose, S. Caritas*, Gloriose, Marie, Evariste, Jacqueline, Vénérand, Aloys, Jeanne, Joséphine, Marie*, Cassilde, Godelieve, Anastasie, Odette, Geneviève, Dorothée, Jeanne, Gloriose, Aghate, Francine, Béatrice, Sentia, S. Caritas, Jeannette
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara


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