A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy a large quantity of bananas so as to prepare beer for resale.

Garukirabakenyezi Group's story

Francoise is a member of the Garukirabakenyezi group and lives in Bujumbura. She is 45 years old and married to Leopold, a mechanic. She has been selling banana beer for 15 years. She is on her 21st loan with Turame. Thanks to the Kiva credit, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of bananas to prepare beer for resale, in order to increase her earnings.

In this group: Sophie, Françoise, Jeanine, Louise, Grégonie, Séraphine, Noella, Restute, Rose, Leonie, Rosette, Innocent, Odette, Françoise, Dismas, Rebecca, Innocente, Magnifique, Goreth, Raymonde*, Ancille, Consolatte, Suzanne, Dévote*, Constance*, Chantal, Onésphore
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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