A loan of $3,200 helped a member to increase his capital and buy 50 kilos of rice and 70 kilos of beans for resale, so that he can earn more.


Muco Group's story

Vincent belongs to the Muco group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 41 years old and married to Thérèse, a trader. They have seven children together, whose ages range from four to 19 years old. He has been selling shop products (beans, soap..) for the past 12 years and is on his second loan from Turame. With the Kiva loan he is granted, he is going to increase his capital and buy 50 kilos of rice and 70 kilos of beans, which he will resell to earn more money. In the coming years he would like to see his children through school.

In this group: Vincent, Emmueline, Alphonsine, Josiane, Annociate, Vianey, Aline, M. Madeleine, Jacqueline, Seconde, Noёlla, Madeleine, Liduine, Espérance, Alexis, Aline, Estella, Emmanueline, Josélyne, Régis, Sandrine, Renathe, Richard, Alberic, J Marie, Pélagie, Euphrasie, Anitha, Imelde, Josiane, Bernard, Dorothe, Yollande, Spéciose
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras


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