A loan of $2,100 helped a member increase his working capital and buy a lot of chickens and bananas for resale, to earn more.


Kwizera Group's story

Rose is part of the Kwizera group and lives in Gitega. She is 30 years old and is married to Althemas, a farmer. Together they have two children who attend school. She has been trading chickens and bananas for the past eight years. This is her fourth credit loan with Turame. With the KIVA loan, she will increase her working capital and buy lots of hens and bananas for resale, to earn more.

In this group: Rose, Rébecca, Adélaide, Céline, Odette, Yvette, Pascaline, Thérèse, Denise, Adelin, Adélaide, Immaculée, Leatitia, Odanie, Suavis, Pascasie, Scholastique, Pascasie, Mondane, Judith, Pascasie, Isidonie, Bernadine, Arodie, Meneliva, Kwizera, Cylenie
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell


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