A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy beans, rice, and palm oil.


Dusangirimizi Group's story

Adèle is a member of the Dusangirimizi group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 27 years old and is married to Michel, a mason. Adèle has been in retail (selling beans, rice, palm oil, etc.) for five years. She is on her second loan with Turame. With this Kiva-financed loan, she is going to increase her capital to buy a large quantity of beans, rice, and palm oil, which she will resell to earn more. In the coming years, she would like to become a wholesaler and see her children go to school.

In this group: Alphonse, Elodie, Nadine, Jacqueline, Frediane, Dorothe, Odette, Gloriose, Adele, Claude, Jeanine, Jeanine, Pascasie, Petronie, Ariella, Judith, Tharcisse, Alexis, Alphonsine, Sifa, Michel, Fidel, Evelyne, Bejamin
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara


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