Working without office

By Canon Felix, Gitega Burundi.

If you want to move forward, avoid fear. Many people do not want to do work for free. They will ask you many things. In Social Initiatives Support Project, I made the difference. While others were failing, this was my successful moment, using the resources in hand. I was chosen from World Merit Burundi. I joined this international organization through Facebook. It was in 2016. When the headquarter recommended me to look for their legal representative in Burundi , Bujumbura, I used Facebook. I found it is Nzigamasabo Léonidas. With him, I did many things. He is my coach. From him I learned greater things. He gave me new connection: M Ichael Josefowicz and other important persons. M Ichael Josefowicz has also connected me to others and inspired me by how he does things.

Description of the micro-project.

It was in 2016, when I was chosen from World Merit Burundi as a coach in Social Initiatives Support Project, initiated by the Burundi US Embassy in partnerships with World Merit Burundi, Innova Group and other organizations. That task was to know how entrepreneurs are working, the challenges they face in their daily activities. To run this project, it was a difficult action because we were to work four months for free. A one week workshop was organized in Muyinga Province(Eastern region) in order to give us stuffs. Every one was asked to register and coach five organizations. We had to choose three topics to develop. After reading all the topics, I decided to choose :

1. Fundraising planning

2. Planning for impact

3. Leadership planning.

These are the topics I developed. To make this doable, everyone was to look for the place he was going to use, for there were not fees to rent the classroom. Instead of five organizations, I registered and coached twelve. While developing these topics, I realized that many leaders have difficulties to distinguish the difference between vision, mission and objectives.

When I teach I learn

The time of the project has been fruitful for me. As I moved with coaching, I found one direction to focus on in my Jonny of entrepreneurship. Recognizing the problem of entrepreneurs, I began to think on how to help them to know their goals. I saw that the project was very important for them. In the use of network, I didn’t realize that one can find partners there. Taking what I learned from M Ichael Josefowicz, PrinterNet Foundation and PrinterNet News, I saw the way. With my new connection, conversation take the lead. Since I have chosen what to do, I have made a choice to help them by creating Menya Foundation in order to provide them with teachings. To make the visibility of what we are doing, I created Menya Magazine. This one writes successful stories and the works of the Foundation. These stories are posted on our blog menyasite.wordpress.com in various languages. The challenge is that we cannot cover all the country. If someone can help us to reach on all of them, it will be a good action. All the trained associations are able to fundraise for their ngos. Since that time, they can write and run a project. They learned how to lead for good future. We are trying to compete with others. After the project, something changed in my manner of doing things. Nowadays, we are looking for partners to give us strength in our activities.

Why do we have this association?

In Burundi, 60% of the population is young. Since the establishment of municipal colleges, private colleges and universities, and all that was added to the existing ones, there are unemployed across the country, regardless of rank and gender. The multiplication of schools should be parallel to the creation of jobs, but this has not been the case. This pushed some of the young people who could not be hired by the state to become long-term unemployed. To overcome this threat, they dare to engage in various income-generating activities. After pooling their capital, they bought a computer and a photocopier. They hired two employees who are paid monthly. They are no longer classified as unemployed and contribute to their development and personal development. The problem is that many young people are afraid to invest. After hearing the three young people who created a Trust Design Company (TDC) that helps them to live I approached Uwayezu Tharcisse who is the coordinator of the association. He told me, « Our association is known as the Trust Design Company and is located in St. Michael’s Church Park where we rent monthly.We did not have the chance to work for the state.We have set up our small capital to end the unemployment that has raged on us since 2014

Pourquoi avons-nous cette association ?

Par Renovat Ndikumwenayo Canon Felix Ndereyimana et Hakizimana Jean Paul

Crédit photo : Renovat Ndikumwenayo.

Au Burundi, 60% de la population est jeune. Depuis la création des collèges communaux, des collèges et des universités privés et tout ceci s’ajoutant à ceux qui existaient déjà, il y a des chômeurs dans tout le pays, tous grades et sexes confondus. La multiplication des écoles devrait être parallèle à la création d’emplois, mais cela n’a pas été le cas. Cela a poussé certains des jeunes qui n’ont pas pu être embauchés par l’État à se retrouver au chômage de longue durée. Pour surmonter cette menace, ils osent s’engager dans diverses activités génératrices de revenus. Après avoir mis en commun leur capitaux , ils ont acheté un ordinateur et une photocopieuse,… . Ils ont embauché deux employés qui sont payés mensuellement. Ils ne sont plus classés comme chômeurs et contribuent à leur autodéveloppement et développement du pays . Le problème est que beaucoup de jeunes ont peur d’investir parce qu’ils ont peur de l’échec . Après avoir entendu les trois jeunes qui ont créé  » Trust Design Company » (TDC), une association qui les aide à vivre j’ai approché Uwayezu Tharcisse qui est le coordinateur de l’association. Il m’a dit: « Notre association est connue sous le nom de » Trust Design Company » et est située dans les enceintes de l’église St. Michel où nous louons mensuellement. Nous l’avons fondé en 2016 après deux ans de chômage. Nous n’avons pas eu la chance de travailler pour l’état. Nous avons mis ensemble nos petits capitaux afin de mettre fin au chômage qui fait rage sur nous depuis 2014. Nous avons terminé nos études universitaires. Si un problème se présente, il faut voir comment s’en sortir. Après avoir fait les activités de vacataires, nous avons eu une somme de 1.500.000 BIF. Nous avons fait des emprunts chez nos amis qui nous ont donné 500 000. Le capital devenant de deux millions, nous avons pu acheter deux machines photocopieuses, une imprimante et un ordinateur. Les services que nous produisons sont : la conception des invitations, badges, cartes de visite, traitement des textes et photos. Nous confectionnons et photocopions les livres. Nous faisons la saisie et impression des documents. Pour ceux qui veulent acquérir des connaissances sur le logiciel de bureau et le logiciel de comptabilité , une formation leur est donnée. Nous avons engagé deux employés permanents qui sont mensuellement rémunérés. Même si la production est bonne, il nous est difficile de connaître le revenu car nous sommes en train de rembourser les dettes. Nous encaissons 200 000 BIF qui nous servent de rémunérer les deux employés. Nous prévoyons améliorer la qualité et la quantité afin de satisfaire nos clients. Dans les jours à venir, nous installerons des succursales dans les autres provinces du pays. Bon nombre de jeunes n’investissent pas de peur d’échouer. Je leur conseille d’être créatifs et courageux afin d’éviter la dépendance économique de leurs parents qui ont tout fait pour qu’ils soient instruits. Surtout, éviter la peur de s’engager. Avant la mise en commun de nos petits capitaux, c’était impossible de nous procurer telle ou telle autre chose. À présent, certains de nos besoins primaires: location de maison d’habitation, l’emplacement du bureau, la nourriture, …, sont satisfaits. Nous n’avons plus le grogne de ne pas avoir été engagé par le gouvernement. Pour augmenter notre clientèle, nous vendons nos services à des prix abordables. Nous vendons en gros les papiers duplicata. Dans le future, nous comptons multiplier les services afin d’augmenter notre rendement. Nous demandons à toute personne de nous aider à produire beaucoup de services ».

The way to success

Although Burundi ancient culture doesn’t allow girls and women to do business work, there are some female who are overcoming that lazy habit. This is the reason why there are few female in entrepreneurship. There is an other bad habit teaching that you cannot do any other thing if you are a student. Alice Habonimana is a young Entrepreneur. She makes the difference because she is doing many things at the same time. She is 22 years old. She was born in Burundi, Bujumbura Rural province , Ruyaga Zone at Bigwa hill. Having a look at what she is doing, you realize that she is moving forward. Although she is a student, she has a Jam and Juice Transformation center. This became possible because she is a farmer. As she is in agribusiness, she was among three persons chosen by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to go to Benin to represent their native country : Burundi. This took place in may 2018. In there, she studied many things in additional to what she knew before. Comparing her with other girls, she makes a big difference because she stills young, she is in business, she has transformation Center and she is a farmer. She sometimes helps her parents to pay for school fees and other needs.

Seeing what she is doing, I asked her to tell me a little about her, she told me : « In 2008, I was 12 years old. Care International, in its project Ishaka thought us to save a little money. We saved 200 BIF weekly . The objective was to save at least 10,000,000 BIF at the end of the year. At the beginning, it seemed like it was a little money . After some months , we were called to ask for a loan. The first I asked in 2010 allowed me to buy cassava flour to resell. Since that time, I entered in business. When the flour was finished, I had to give the money back. All what I had to do was to ask for an other loan, bigger than the first. With this, I added rice. Everything went well and slowly slowly I added the compacted food for children, beans,…. Just now, there several things in my shop. I can finish a stock twice or three times a week. I have many customers. My capital funds exceed, 1,000,000 BIF.

Many people think that one cannot be in business and in studies at the same time. For me it is possible . What I have to do is to take a motorcycle or a taxi to bring foodstuffs at my shop. When I go to school, I leave the shop to a worker. Back from school , I come to my shop. As I leave out of the town, I am obliged to take a bus in order to arrive at school at the right time . My school is in the town. When I am not hurrying up, I go by feet. My parents pay for school fees as well as they pay for my brothers and sisters. I sometimes pay myself. Needing a new thing, if my parents are not ready to buy for me, I pay for myself . I have not problem with all these programs . My studies are going well because I get good marks. During the day, if I am not at school, I am in the shop. This means that I study after the closure of the shop: 22 h local time.

Together with studies and business, I am a farmer. This is the reason why I have a Jam and juice transformation center where some of my products are transformed. Some are eaten in the family while others are to be sold . All this contribute in the increase of my income. The agribusiness led me to be among three persons chosen by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to represent my native country in Benin . It was a great opportunity for me . In Benin, I learned so many things : how to make soy biscuits , cakes, braid, meatloaf , croissants , sandwiches , ginger juice ,… . All these were new to me. In the future, I plan to install a soy transformation center in order to apply what I learned . In our country, females think that they are not able. This was our culture. Nowadays, things have changed . I call all of them to abandon that culture and work hardly in order to do greater things . I call any one who is able to provide me with stuffs to install soy transformation center in my village . I need people to help me finding a market of my products.

She is in the way of success. Others can consider her for a good example . It seems to be difficult to manage the time when you are doing many things at the same time . I encourage her.

Ntukagaye akazi.

Mu gihe abatari bake bafata minenerwe icigwa co kujisha no guteka vyatangwa mu mashure y’intango ( kuko ubu bisa n’ivyahebwe), hari abatabifyinako. Bakenya mu bavyigishijwe ni bo batahuye ko boshobora kubihagurukirako hanyuma bakiteza imbere, bakanatanga akazi. Cosette Menyimana ni umwigisha. Ntarubaka urwiwe. Aba i nyabisindu. Hambavu y’ukwo kwivisha, arajisha impuzu abakenyezi bambara (Echarpe) akanakora ibirato mu nyuzi. Igihe ikinyamakuru Menya News yaravuze ingene ivyo kujisha vyamujemwo.

Nsanzwe ndi umwivisha. Mwese murazi ko umushahara duhembwa atari ikirenga. Cane cane ko mvuye ku kazi nashikira kwicara. Nagiye kw’isoko kugura impuzu y’imbeho (Echarpe) nsanga birazimvye. Natashe ndiyumvira nyamba nanje ntoshobora kubijisha ngaheza nkagurisha nk’abandi. Ntivyansavye ukundi kwiga kuko nciga mu mazhure matomato twarivishijwe ukujisha. Naciye nja kugura ivya ngombwa ntangura kujisha. Nama njisha mvuye ku kazi ka misi yose. Umupira (echarpe) umwe ndawuzuza nkoresheje inyuzi z’ibihumbi icumi n’indwi. Kugira ndakirangize kintwara umwanya utari muto. Kimwe ndashobora kikigurisha ibihumbi mirongo itatu bivanye n’uwuje kugura. Ku vyo kujisha ndacari umwe gusa.

N’ibirato birakorwa hifashishije inyuzi.

Ibiva mu vyo njisha si imipira misa. Oya na mba. Ndajisha n’imigozi nifashisha mu gukora ibifato vy’abakenyezi. Ibi tubikora turi benshi, ariko ntitugize ishirahamwe. Haraje umwigeme avuye i Bujumbura. Uwo ni we yatwigishije ivyo kujisha imigozi yo gukora ibirato. Twamuhaye amahera. Jewe ntivyangoye kuko nari nsanzwe nkora uwu mwuga wo kujisha. Kwabaye ugukwegerako kuko mu mezi atatu nari namaze kubimenya. Ikingora ni kuronka amapine. Abantuma bose barambwira inomero z’ibirenge vyabo hamwe n’uko bipfuza ko vyokorwa. Nca ngenda ku bakora ibirato vy’amapine nkabereka ivyo nkeneye ko bonkorera. Baraheza bakabicacura bisunze ibipimo nabahaye. Nca nja ku bandi bafise ubuhinga bwo gushirako ya migozi. Aha baca bacisha urunyuzi ku nkikuro y’ikirato. Bifashisha imashini zabigenewe. Ivyo gukora ibirato biransohoza kuko Hari vyinshi ntishoborera. Bivanye n’ikirato cifujwe, hari ivyo ngurisha ibihumbi cumi, cumi na bitanu na 25.000. Usivye ko mfise umwanya muto wo kubikora, ndabona ko harimwo akarusho. Ndashobora gukora imyambaro itatu ku musi umwe. Iyo ntaba ndabikora mvuye kwigisha mba nkora vyinshi. Ababishoboye bodufasha kurondera isoko. Ico mpanuye abantu ni kureka kugaya akazi. Bokwijukira gushira mu ngiro birya vyigwa vyo kujisha. Ico cigwa gisa n’ikiriko kirazimangana kuko ntikicigishwa nk’uko bikwiye. Ababijejwe bakwiye guhimiriza abigisha bakagarukira ico cigwa ngirakamaro. Muri kazoza ndipfuza ko twogira ishirahamwe kugirango abipfuza kudushigikira baturonke vyoroshe. Aho dukorera hazwi n’abo dukorana kandi tuzinanye gusa. Nobwira umuntu wese afise ico yoba azi ko yoreka kukigaya. Leta yofasha gushinga amakoperative y’abantu bafise ivyo bashoboye gukora n’ubuhinga bwabo ikanabafata mu mugongo.

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Ntucike intege

Canditswe na Canon Felix Ndereyimana

Abantu benshi iyo bariko barakora ibintu bagahura n’ingorane baca bacika intege, bagaheba ivyo bariko barakora bitwaje ko bitokunda ko babandanya. Benshi bakwiye kumenya ko umuti w’ingorane atari uguheba, ahubwo kwobaye ukurondera imvo n’imvano ya zo hanyuma hagatorwa umuti urama. Ikinyamakuru Menya News Paper caraganiriye n’umusohozi w’indirimbo NSHIMIRIMANA Cadeau aho asanzwe akorera. Ni umusore. Afise impamyabushobozi mu vyo kubungabunga amagara y’imashini nyabwonko A2. Twari dukeneye kumenya ingene yagiye aratera intambuko gushika abe umusohozi w’indirimbo. Yaravuze ingene yatanguye, ibandanya ryiwe, ivyo yashoboye, ivyamunaniye n’ico asaba bamwe n’abandi. Mu gihe n’abaririmvyi bisa nk’aho batazwi cane canke ngo bagire akunguko kanini muri uwo mwuga, mbega abasohozi bobo bimeze neza?

Twamusanze mu ntara ya Gitega, muri Nyamugari, ibarabara rya 5, inomero 106. Yatubwiye ati: »Mu 2003 narashinze ishirahamwe ry’abaririmvyi. Ryitwa Orchestre Abagumyabanga. Twategurira mu nzu y’ihuriro ry’urwaruka ya Gitega. Intumbero kwari ukuraba no gutorera umuti ingorane zihanze urwaruka mu vy’umuziki. Twari dufise ibicurarangisho bikwiye. Ubwa mbere twabanje kwigishanya gucuraranga. Hariho inanga y’ikizungu, ibitari, ingoma,… . Uku kwigishanya kwadutwaye umwaka wose. Kuva 2004 twaratanguye kuririmba. Twarakora ibiteramo. Amafaranga twaronka twaraheza tukayagura ingemu twashira abapfungiwe mw’ibohero rikuru rya Gitega. Mu 2012 ni ho bamwe mu bagize ishirahamwe baja hanze y’igihugu. Ntitwasubiriye kuririmba nk’uko twahora. Ishirahamwe riba rirasambutse. Naciye ninjira mw’ishengero aho nabandanije nunguka ubwenge mu vyo gucuraranga. Namazeyo imyaaka ine. Mu 2016 nahavuye ntangura kugira ubushakashatsi bw’ingene nosohora indirimbo zanje hamwe no kumenya ibikoresho bikenewe. Vyaransohoje uburyo. Umwe mu bo twari kumwe mu mugwi twaraganiriye kuri ico kibazo. Twaciye dutangura kuziganya make make. Ni yo twahavuye tuguramwo ibi bikoresho ubona. Mu 2017 ni ho twugurura iyi studio yitwa Jazz Record Studio. Aha turapanze. Dusohora indirimbo z’abarundi n’abatanzaniya. Indirimbo dusohoye itatugoye irihishwa ibihumbi mirongo itatu. Turamaze gusohora izitari nke tutonamenya igitigiri. Ariko hari aho tubaha akaganuke! Turacabura icuma kirongorora amajwi. Abaririmvyi benshi baza mu ci. Kuva ntanguye ibi bikorwa ubuzima bwanje bwarahindutse. Ndironsa ivyo mfungura, ndirihira inzu hamwe n’ibindi vya nkenerwa. Ico nosaba abaza batugana, n’ugutegura indirimbo neza ku buryo ukuyisohora bitodusaba umwanya munini. Abo dukora bimwe bogerageza gusohora indirimbo zikundwa na benshi. Kubera abasohora indirimbo basa n’abatazwi mu Burundi, hari abaririmvyi batari bake baja kuzisohoreza hanze. Ndabateye akamo ngo bikubite agashi. Nteye akamo uwo wese yumva hari ico yofasha ko yotwiyumvirako. Nsaba Leta ko yotwitaho, mbere ikadufasha kumenyekana no gukora indirimbo neza mu gutunganya inyigisho nkarishabwenge kurya ibikorera abandi ».

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Ingabirano z’urwaruka no kwironsa akazi

Canditswe na Rénovat Ndikumwenayo.

Biraboneka ko urwaruka rwugarijwe no kubura akazi n’ubukene butagira izina. N’ubwo biri ukwo, hari urwaruka rw’imboneza rushoboye kwitunganiriza imigambi rutiriwe rurazera inze, mbere rukanatanga akazi. Nsabimana Cyprien ni umusore wo muri komine Mabanda mu ntara ya Makamba. Afise imyaka mirongo itatu. Afise impamyabushobozi y’amashure yisumbuye mu gisata c’amategeko A2. Arangije amashure yaciye yiga gukora amasabune kugirango bikunde yironse akazi anakaronse urundi rwaruka. Amaze kubimenya yarashinze ishirahamwe ry’urwaruka rwamaze amashure rubura akazi. Rigizwe n’abantu mirongo ibiri na batanu. Ryitwa Terimbere. Ryatanguye rikora isabune yo kumesura, ubu rikaba ritanguye gukora umuti wo gusiga ibirato. Intumbero nyamukuru ni iyo kuronsa akazi urwaruka. Uwikaronse ahembwa ibihumbi 50.000 vy’amafaranga y’Uburundi ku kwezi.

Umutahe ntuba muto.

Mu 2016 ni ho natangura uwo mugambi. Natanguje ibihumbi icumi n’umunani. Izo nakoze ubwa mbere nazungutseko ibihumbi indwi. Vyanteye gutahura ko isabune zo kwisiga zikundwa cane. Nagumye niyungura ubwenge mu gukora amasabune meza yo kwisiga. Ndamaze kwigurira ikibanza i Bujumbura. Narashoboye no kugura iforoma yo gukoresha. Vyose hamwe vyarantwaye ibihumbi amajana umunani. Naragiye gukaeisha ubwenge mu mashirahamwe atari make. Nararonkejwe urupapuro rwitiriwe ukwitanga. Ndamaze no gusohora abasore babiri banonosoye ivyo gukira amasabune. Bagiye gukora muri CANDERA, ishirahamwe riri i Bujumbura. Bahembwa umushahara ufadika kandi bafise uburaro bwiza. Ivy’ubushomeri barabaza. Nohanura urwaruka nka nje kureka kwicara barindiriye akazi batazi iyo kazozanana. Bakwiye gukura amaboko mu mpuzu bagakora ».

Biraboneka ko kino guhugu kurimwo urwaruka rw’inkerebutsi, umwete n’ubwira, rushoboye kwiteza imbere rukanateza imbere urundi rwaruka. Ni akarorero keza ku rundi rwaruka. Ntawoguma arindiriye akazi ka Leta kuko ntakahari; kanatsinda akimuhana kaza imvura ihise. Hakwiye gushirwaho umugambi wo gushigikira urwaruka nk’urwo n’amashirahamwe ruhurikiyemwo kuko, iyo ishirahamwe nk’iryo ririko rikorera mu gihugu cose, urwaruka ruheza amashure rwohatorera akoyoko. Bigenze ukwo, ubuzi bwogwira, ubukene tukaba tubusezeye.

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Never give up

By Canon Felix Ndereyimana.

Some guys loose strenght when they meet problems. They give up what they were doing claiming that continuation is impossible. Menya News Paper met Nshimirimana Cadeau at his studio. The question was to know his evolution from music player to producer. What he told to the journal is a quiet testemony of continuation, even in case of heavy problems. He is graduated with Technic Diplôma A2.

If singers do not have rights, what of producers? Met at Gitega Province, Nyamugari quarter, 5th venu No 106, Cadeau told to us: » in 2003, I founded a team of singer known as Abagumyabanga Orchestra. Our place of practice was Gitega Youth Center. The target was to find out the problems of the youth in singing and producing music. We were equiped. The main task was to teach each other how to play piano, guitar, drums,… . Sometimes we organized public concert. The money we collected in that case was to go to visit Gitega central prisonners. In 2012, some of our team members went out the country. All was stopped and it was the end of our team. I decided to attend a church. In that church, I played piano, guitar or drums for four years. Since 2016, a friend of mine asked me if it was possible to produce songs. My answer was a big Yes. We begun to save a little money till we buy this stuff you see here. I also spent money in order to study how to produce good songs. I had to find out what kind of stuff we will be using. We still in need of a mixer. This Jazz Record Studio was openned in 2017. Since that time, I produced so many songs that I cannot remember the number. Singers from Burundi and Tanzania are our costumers. One song is payed 30.000BIF. We also organize a promotion. Many of our customers come in the sunny season. Since I am a producer, my life has changed. Now, I am able to pay house rent, food and other things. My recommandation to our customers is to prepare well their songs in order to facilitate their production. Producers like me are called to give good services: producing good songs. The producers are not known in Burundi beceause most of burundi singers go to produce their songs out of this country. I beg the government to take care of us and promote our job. For instance, why not to organize teachings where producers will gather together? We need teachings.

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Peu à peu on peut

Par Felix Ndereyimana

Alice est une entrepreneur. Elle est âgée de 22 ans. Native de la province de Bujumbura Rural, Zone Ruyaga et sur la colline Bigwa, elle fait la fierté des jeunes filles capables de réaliser leurs rêves. En regadant ce qu’elle est en train de faire, on remarque qu’elle prépare son avenir. Elle est élève, elle a un centre de transformation du jus et confiture et elle est aussi boutiquière. Tout le monde peut se demander comment elle parvient à faire toutes ces activités.

Quand je lui ai demandé de nous dire un peu d’elle même, elle a répondu: » En 2008, j’étais âgée de 12 ans. Care International, dans son projet ishaka nous a enseigné l’epargne. Regroupées au sein des groupes solidaires, nous étions appelées d’épargner 200fr par semaine. L’objectif était de pouvoir épargner 10.000 fr toute l’année. Au paravant, nous nous disions que la somme épargnée était très minime. Après quelques mois, j’ai demandé un prêt qui m’a permi d’acheter la farine de manioc à revendre. Quand la farine était terminé, je devrait remettre l’argent. En ce moment, j’ai demandé un autre prêt plus grand que le premier. C’est à partir de là que j’ai ajouté du riz. J’ai continué le commerce. Un peu après, j’ai ajouté les haricots, le petit pois, de la bouillie,… . Maintenant, je vends beaucoup d’articles. Je peux couler le stock deux ou trois fois la semaine. J’ai beaucoup de clients. Mon capital s’élève à plus d’un million.

L’argent ne peut pas stopper mes études.

Beaucoup de gens pensent que quelqu’un ne peut pas être en commerce et être élève en même temps. Pour moi c’est possible. Je vais acheter les denrés que j’amène à l’aide d’un taxi ou une moto. Quand je vais à l’école, je laisse un employé dans la boutique. Dès mon retour, je viens dans la boutique. Je ne vit pas en ville et je suis obligée de prendre bus; surtout quand je suis en retard. Au cas contraire, je m’y rends à pieds. Mes parents s’acquitent des frais scolaire. Quelques fois, je les aide à payer ces frais. Je n’ai aucun problème. Mes études vont de bon train. Lorsque je ne suis pas à l’école, je vais dans ma boutique. Ceci signifie que j’étudie la nuit.

Les activités agricoles.

En face des études et du commerce, je fais l’agriculture. Les produits de cette agriculture sont transformés en jus et confiture. Tout ça accroît mon capital. Grâce à ces activités agricoles, j’ai étais choisie pour représenter le Burundi au Benin. Dans notre pays, la tradition et la coutume traitaient la fille comme étant incapable. Quelle manipulation! Je lance un appel vibrant aux élèves en général et aux filles en particulier de ne plus croiser les bras. L’argent ne peut pas m’empêcher d’étudier.

Elle esr très dynamique cette jeune fille. A voir ce qu’elle fait, elle constitue un exemple pour ces élèves qui croisent leurs bras. Nous l’encourageons.

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