A loan of $2,975 helped a member increase their capital and buy a large quantity of beer and tomatoes, which will then be resold at a profit.

Twifashe Group's story

Jeanne d’Arc is a member of the Twifashe Group and lives in Gitega. She is 26 years old and is married to Jean Bosco, a shopkeeper. They have had one child together. Jeanne d'Arc has been selling beer and tomatoes for the last seven years. This will be her eleventh loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, she plans to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beer and tomatoes. She will then resell them at a profit. In the coming years, she would like to build a villa in town.

In this group: Appolonie, Rosette, Annociate, Divine, Céline*, Sophie, Rénilde, Sylvane, Gabriel, Jeanne D'arc, M. Goreth, Capitoline, Prudentienne, Euphrasie, Judith, Violette, Gérard, Sorine, Gaudence, M Gaudence, Dénise, Nicolas, Léonard, Délphine*, Josélyne, Fidès, Janvière, Euphémie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christopher Smith

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