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Fighting for Survival: Case Study, Burundi

In the Mutimbuzi commune of Burundi, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, 46-year-old Judith Nijimbere shares her story of struggle and resilience. Judith is married with eleven children and lives in a community that has faced multiple challenges, including flooding that has destroyed many houses. Judith battles to make ends meet through her small farming business. She is the Treasurer of her Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA) and was one of its first members when it was established four years ago. Available in English and French.

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