A loan of $2,550 helped a member increase his capital and buy a large quantity of bananas, to produce many liters of banana beer for sale, to earn more.


Bintumwa Group's story

Anatole is part of the Bintumwa group and lives in Gitega. He is 33 years old and is married to Concilie, a crop farmer. Together they have four children from one to eight years old, of whom two attend school.

He has been selling banana beer for the past eight years.

This is his thirteenth credit loan with Turame. With the Kiva loan, he will increase his capital and buy a large quantity of bananas, and prepare many liters of banana beer for sale, to earn more.

In coming years, he would like to buy plots of land and ensure his children's education.

In this group: Justine, Anésie*, Magnifique*, Anatole, Rosalie, Suzane, Pascasie, Odette, E. Ancile*, Caritas, Daphrose*, Espérance, Généviève, Rose, L. Sylvane, Léocadie, Ménédore, Gloriose, Suavis, Michel, Jeanette, Yvette, Ildélphilde, J. D'arc Françoise, Rachel, Françoise, Emmanuel*, Jeanine, Pélagie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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