A loan of $2,625 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beans, rice, sweet potatoes...to resell, once cooked, in her restaurant, so she can earn more money.


Dukore I Group's story

Pascasie belongs to the Dukore I group and lives in Gitega. She is a 49-year old widow and has five children, two of who are studying.

She has been running a restaurant business for the past 20 years and is on her 16th loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan she is granted she is going to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of beans, rice, sweet potatoes..., which she will resell, once cooked, in her restaurant, so she can earn more money.

In this group: Jean*, Viola, Spès, Aline, Pulcherie, Céléstine, Spès, Adèle, Yvette, Joseph, Anitha, Bella, Antoinette, Pascasie, Alice, Philbert, Laurent, Emelyne, Consolate, Magnifique, Gertrude, Rose, Aline, Consolatte
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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