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A loan of $2,225 helped a member to buy cassava, batteries, candles to resell.

Ziganya Group's story

Emmanuel is a member of the Ziganya group and lives in Cibitoke. He is 24 years old and is married to Virginie, a merchant.

Emmanuel has been in retail (selling batteries, candles, dried cassava, etc.) for a year and a half. He is on his fourth loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, he is going to increase his capital and buy 400 kilograms of dried cassava, two boxes of batteries, a box of candles, which he will resell and earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to become a wholesaler of dried cassava.

In this group: Léocadie, Léocadie, Rachel, Emmanuel, Daphrose, Ismaёl, J Paul, Gervais, Damien, Aggrippine, Aline, André, Léopold, Mathilde, Emelyne, Sophie, Amos

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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