A loan of $1,700 helped a member to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of rice, beans and palm oil for resale, to earn more.


Twishingane Group's story

Tharcisse is a member of the Twishingane group and lives in Gitega. He is 34 years old and married to Estella, a farmer. They have four children between the ages of seven and 14, of whom three go to school.

He has been selling beans, palm oil and rice for 19 years.

This is his third loan from Turame. With the Kiva credit that he requests, he intends to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of rice, beans and palm oil for resale, to earn more.

In the coming years he hopes to increase the variety of products that he offers for sale.

In this group: Patricie, Bernadette, Stephanie, Rosalie*, Saline, Judith, Tharcisse, Virginie, Godelieve*, Floride, Godelieve, Emelyne, Alivella, Jeanine, Félicité, Melanie, Pascasie, Mechack, Spès, Divine
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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