A loan of $1,975 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothes for resale.


Twungurane Ubwenge Group's story

Josélyne is a member of the Twungurane Ubwenge group and she lives in Bujumbura. She is 34 years old and married to Jean, who works as a driver. Josélyne and her husband have four children whose ages range between 10 years and 9 months. Three of them are in school.

Josélyne has been selling clothes for the past seven years. This is her first loan with Kiva's partner, Turame Community Finance. With this Kiva-financed loan, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of clothes for resale, which will allow her to increase her income. In the coming years, she would like to build a house and continue to send her children to school.

In this group: Samuel, Désiré, Innocent, Wisylas, Charles, J. Bosco, Emmanuel, Audace, Gérard, Sylvestre, Mathieu, Egide, Jean, J. Bosco, Venant, Silas, Josélyne, Léonie, Nicaise, Jacques
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan


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