A loan of $2,875 helped a member to increase their capital and purchase several kilos of rice and beans, which will be resold at a profit.


Tugirijambo Group's story

J. Marie is a member of the Tugirijambo Group. She is 47 years old and married to Emmanuel, a trader. They live in Gitega with their six children, who are aged between three and 15 years old.

She has been selling foodstuffs (rice, beans...) for the past 20 years.

This is her eighth loan with Turame. With this Kiva loan, she will increase her capital and purchase several kilos of rice and beans, which will be resold at a profit

In this group: Bernadette, Thérèse, Annociate, Godelieve, Immaculee, J. Marie, Judith, Thérence, Godelieve, Générose, Bosco, Pascal, Fébronie, Charlotte, Genevieve, Gaudence, M. Rose, Marguerite, Médiatrice, Lucien, Noёlla, Françoise*, Charles
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christopher Smith


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