A. Eliot resides in Nyarushanje, Rukungiri. He is into agriculture as a means of subsistence for himself, his wife, and his family of two children. He is an individual client obtaining loans from Pearl Microfinance and his motive is to enable him to develop and reinvest in his business.
One of Eliot’s major drawbacks since he ventured into this agriculture-based business has been expensive farm inputs and the loans have enabled him to handle this. He anticipates his prospects in subsistence farming will get better once he can access a loan to be able to buy farm inputs and manure to produce better farm output.