Microfinance Kazoza - Burundi
The Government of the Republic of Burundi, through the Ministry of Human Rights, Social Affairs and Gender, has a National Gender Policy of Burundi, 2012-2025. Among the eight challenges identified that affect the social, legal and economic situation of women and that limit the promotion of equity is the challenge of equal access and accessibility to resources and economic opportunities by women.
With this policy, women currently have access to factors of production, basic infrastructure, support services and financial resources as indicated in the National Gender Policy of Burundi, 2012-2025, especially in its results framework. . Some women's organizations and associations have been created precisely to facilitate women to have capital to start their business or increase their business. Other financial institutions have created specific products for women entrepreneurs.
About the Institution
Kazoza Microfinance is a microfinance institution which initially had two products (Solidarity Group and Ordinary Credit) but for the moment has only one product for these clients, men and women alike. It does not have specific products for women only but are also motivating for women who work in the business sector.
List of products supplied by the Institution
Brief product description
This product is applied to all sectors of activity, especially trade.
Loan interest rate
Depends on amount and activity
Guaranteed or not
Depends on the activity and the amount requested according to the guarantee presented
Microfinance contact details
PO Box: 2810
Bujumbura City Hall, Burundi