A loan of $1,475 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of bananas for the preparation of many litres of banana beer for resale, to earn more.


Vamwitiro Group's story

Salvator is a member of the Vamwitiro group and lives in Kayanza. He is 44 years old and married to Clothilde, a farmer. They have eight children between the ages of 16 and 20, of whom six go to school.

He has been selling banana beer for 19 years.

This is his 14th loan from Turame. With the Kiva credit that he requests, he intends to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of bananas for the preparation of many litres of banana beer for resale, to earn more.

In the coming years he hopes to buy a plot of arable land and see his children study.

In this group: Salvator, Antoinette, Adèle, Béatrice, Bibiane, Consolate, Severa, Rose, Siméon, Euphrasie, Firmin, Consolate, Agricole, Angélique, Gloriose, Théodore, Béatrice
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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