A loan of $4,425 helped a member to purchase 50 kg of beans, 10 kg of soy flour, and 80 kg of rice to resell, so as to earn more.


Vyagiza Group's story

Eric is part of the group Vyagiza and lives in Bujumbura. He is 26 years old and married to Aline, a tailor. Together they have one child, who is 3 years old.

Eric has been doing commerce in shop goods (beans, rice, soy flour, ..) for a year.

He is on his second Turame loan. With the KIVA loan he is obtaining, he is going to increase his capital and to purchase 50 kg of beans, 10 kg of soy flour, and 80 kg of rice to resell, so as to earn more

In the coming years, he would like to buy a motorbike and to see his children educated.

In this group: Antoine, Thérèse, Fabiola, Jacqueline, Marie, Violette, Celestine, Nadine, Anesta, Yvette, Mireille, Espérance, Chantal, François, Eric, Violette, M Chantal, M Chantal, Francine, A .m .rose, Salisiya, Judith, Béatrice, Fulgence, Yollande, Pascaline, Fabiola, Jacqueline, Gaudence, Adeline, Dénise, Bernadette
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey


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