A loan of $4,175 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of rice to resell, so that she can make more money.

Haragakiza Group's story

Christine belongs to the Haragakiza group and lives in Bubanza. She is 33 years old and married to Daniel, who is a trader. They have six children together, whose ages range from six to 14 years old; three of the children are at school.

She has been trading in rice for the past ten years and is on her second loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she is granted she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of rice that she can resell to make more money.

In the coming years she would like to become an importer of clothing and see her children through school.

In this group: Christine, Evangeline, Chantal, Daphrose, Eric, Elvanie, Rénild, Esaïe, Claudine, Violette 1, Capitoline, Josélyne, Césalie*, Saidate, Agnès, Nicélate, Virginie, Anitha, Modesca, Josélyne, Pélagie, Amonalie, Isidore, Caline, Tharcisse, J. Claude, Josélyne, Etienne, Violette2
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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