A loan of $1,800 helped a member to increase her capital and buy many articles for her shop (powdered milk, soap, lemonade...) for resale to earn more.


Twitezimbere Group's story

Magnifique is a member of the Twitezimbere group and lives in Gitega. She is 39 years old and married to Stéphane, a storekeeper. They have five children aged between five and 17 years, of whom four go to school.

She has been a storekeeper (powdered milk, soap, lemonade...) for three years.

This is her fourth loan from Turame. With this Kiva credit, she will increase her capital and buy many articles for her shop (powdered milk, soap, lemonade...) for resale, to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to buy a plot of land, a farmable plot, and see her children through school.

In this group: Tharcisse, Geneviève, Patrice, Menedore, Frediane, Philomène, Immaculée*, Renée, Magnifique, Consolate, Pascaline, Magnifique, Florine, Evariste, Therèse, Stéphanie, Grégoire, J Berchmans, Espérance
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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