A loan of $2,575 helped a member increase his working capital and buy many cases of lemonade for resale, to earn more.


Inyenyeriyomubuseruko Group's story

Désiré belongs to the Inyenyeriyomubuseruko group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 33 years old and is married to Jeanine, a shopkeeper. Together they have four children aged from 8 months to 10 years, of whom three attend school.

He has been selling soft drinks and ice cubes for the past five years.

This is his first credit loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan he will increase his working capital and buy a lot of cases of lemonade for resale, to earn more.

In coming years, he would like to work in the passenger transportation sector and see his children further their studies.

In this group: Désiré, Ermas, Célenie, Anatholie, Appolinaire, Dorothée, Egide, Félicité, Léonce, Restuta, Noella, Queline, Violette, Jeanette, Adèle, Déo, Siphrora, Dénise, Désiré, Donatien, Déo, Louis, Victor, Violette, Jacqueline, Gertrude, Charles, Viola*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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