Jeanne U. is a trader in the Rubavu district and a customer of ACB since 2010. She is 31 years old, married, born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and has a one-year old child; She completed three years of secondary school and this loan is her first from ACB. She is going to use her loan to buy two dozen kitchen rolls, two dozen tubes of Colgate, 30 perfumes, four dozen vests, as well as other items to sell. Her strategy for growing her business is to request a large number of loans, in order to increase the quantity of goods she can sell. She would like to become an important businesswoman in the Rubavu district, build her own home and also ensure her family's well-being.
Jeanne U. est commerçante dans le district de Rubavu, et client d’ACB depuis 2010. Elle a 31 ans, elle est mariée, née a RDC, et elle a un enfant d’un an. Elle a fini 3 ans d’école secondaire, et ce crédit est son premier cycle avec ACB. Elle va utiliser son prêt pour l’achat de 2 douzaines d’essuie-mains, 2 douzaine de Colgates, 30 parfums, 4 douzaines de singlets, et autres choses à vendre dans son commerce. Sa strategie pour la croissance de l’affaire est de demander beaucoup des prêts, tout en augmentant la quantité des produits à vendre. Elle voudrait devenir une grande commerçante dans le district de Rubavu, bâtir sa propre maison d’habitation, et aussi assurer le bien être de sa famille.
About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.
Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.