A loan of $1,925 helped a member to buy dried manioc.


Abasangirakiyago Group's story

Claudine is a member of the Abasangirakiyago group and lives in Gitega. She is 35 years old and is married to J. Paul, who is a driver. Together they have four children, aged from 10 to 16 years old.

Claudine has been selling manioc flour for 15 years. She is on her fifth loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to buy many kilograms of dried manioc. She will make this into a large quantity of flour which she will resell to earn more.

In the coming years, Claudine would like to see her children go to school.

In this group: Lyduine, Jeanine*, Claudine, Pulcherie, Etienne, Yvette, Dative, Séraphine, Spès, Sawuda, Régine, Régine, Angélique, Védaste, Marguerite, Désiré, Marie, Jacqueline, Claudine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara


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