A loan of $2,250 helped a member to buy a large quantity of palm nuts to make oil and resell.

Karugembe Group's story

Pacifique is a member of the Karugembe group and lives in Bubanza. He is 40 years old and married to Emelyne, a farmer. Together they have four children, aged from two to 16 years old. Two of the children go to school.

Pacifique has been selling palm oil for two years. This is his first loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, he is going to increase his capital and buy a large quantity of palm nuts, which he will make into many liters of palm oil. He will resell this oil and earn more.

In the coming years, he would like to have a decent place to live.

In this group: J.pacifique, Uziya, Elisabeth, Albin, Honoré, Claude, Germaine, Ezéchiel, J.de Dieu, Jean, Léonie, Claude, Ezéchiel, Espérance, Pascal, Ernest, Diane, Madeleine, Angeline, Evariste, Anastasie, Aline, Elias

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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