A loan of $2,975 helped a member to increase his capital and purchase many pipes and sinks to sell in order to earn more.


Turuhuke Ii Group's story

Michel is part of the Turuhuke Group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 50 years old and is married to Espérance, a shopkeeper. They have seven children together, aged three to 11, four of whom attend school.

Michel has been selling pipes and sinks for 15 years. He is on his fourth loan from Turame. With his Kiva loan, Michel is going to increase his capital and purchase many pipes and sinks to sell in order to earn more.

In the future, he would like to build a house, purchase a vehicle, and see his children go to school.

In this group: Vital, Spéciose, Christine, Mervin, Espérance, Aline, Etienne, Michel, Adidja, Yukunda, Dénise, Angela, Bosco, Fulgence, Aline, Venant, Amina, Kiboka, Elisabeth, Bosco, Emmanuel, Floride, Innocent

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo


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