My name is Desiderate; I got married at 17 in the village. After a few months my husband left me. I was pregnant and I gave birth to my baby when the husband had not yet returned home.
My in-laws started mistreating me and pushed me to leave the house. I headed towards Bujumbura; I didn’t know where I was going; I just took the bus. Arrived in Bujumbura I sat down at the edge of the road.
At sunset a woman approached me and proposed me to go to her home. I spent months with her, and she proposed me to marry a man illegally and I accepted. I lived with this man; unfortunately he died after a few months.I decided to return to………………….