A loan helped a member to increase his business capital and purchase a large quantity of rice, beans, and salt to resell and increase his earnings.


Rugenge Group's story

Israël is a member of the Rugenge group and lives in Bujumbura. He is 44 years old and married to Jeanine. Together they have 6 children between the ages of 3 and 17, 5 of whom attend school. Israël also supports one child from his extended family.

Israël has had a shop selling beans, salt, rice, etc. for 2 years. He is on his second loan with Turame.

With the Kiva loan that he obtains, Israël will increase his business capital and purchase a large quantity of rice, beans, and salt to resell and increase his earnings. In the coming years, he hopes to be able to provide for his children's education.

In this group: Israёl, Elie, Nestor, Etienne, Jean, Venant, Chrismans, Emmanuel, Obed, Audace, Isaac, Melchrine, Sylvane, Béatrice, Josiane, Victoire, Capitoline, Epérance, Evelyne, Philippine, Audace, Clovis, Aliella

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer anonymized.



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