A loan of $3,425 helped a member to purchase a large amount of rice to resell, so as to earn more.


Twizigirane Group's story

Rosalie is part of the group Twizigirane and lives in Gitega. She is 28 years old and married to Sylvestre, a public servant. Together they have three children, from 6 to 9 years old, who are all students.

Rosalie has been doing commerce in rice for two years.

She is on her sixth Turame loan. With the KIVA loan she is obtaining, she is going to increase her capital and purchase a large amount of rice to resell, so as to earn more.

Thanks to the gains from her business, she is managing to meet the needs of her family (food, housing, clothing).

In this group: Zuhura, Siméon, Rosalie, Fabien, Melchior, Alexis, Séraphine, Régine, Concilie, Emmanuel, Fidès, Gisèle, Aline, Thérèse, Clémentine, Jeanne, Aline, Adélaide, Bosco, Aline

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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