A loan of $4,200 helped a member to increase her capital by buying a large quantity of bananas for reselling so she can make more money.


Turambane Group's story

Créscence belongs to the Turambane group and lives in Gitega. She is 35 years old and married to Zacharie, who is a trader. They have five children together, whose ages range from three to 12 years old.

She has been selling bananas for the past ten years and is on her fourth loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she is granted she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to resell so she can make more money.

In this group: Bona, Astérie*, Monique, Spès, Marie, Imelde, Cassilde, Pétronie, Créscence, Florence*, Gaudence, Pascal, A. Rose, Suzanne, Générose, Christine*, Cécile, Rose*, Viola, Sylvain, Chantal, Isidonie, Marina, Emmanuellique, Divine, Oscar, Léonie, Médiatrice, Marthe, Mélanie, Mathias, Jacqueline, Joséphine, Vanessa, Godeberthe, A. Marie, Dismas, Godefride, David*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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