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Protais T. is a farmer in the Rubavu area. He is 31 years old, married, with one child. He was born in Rubavu, in Rwanda, and finished six years of secondary school. This loan is his first experience with ACB. He is going to use the loan to purchase supplies for his agricultural business ( growing reeds). His strategy is to keep developing his business, increasing his volume and taking out many loans. He would like to become a big businessman in Rubavu and build a house for his family to live in.
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Protais T. est agriculteur dans le secteur du Rubavu. Il a 31 ans, il est marié, et il a un enfant. Il est ne a Rubavu, au Rwanda, et il a fini 6 ans d’école secondaire. Ce crédit est son premier cycle avec ACB, et il va utiliser son prêt pour acheter des matériels pour son activité d’agriculture des roseaux. Sa stratégie pour la croissance de l’affaire est de développer son business, augmenter la capacité tout en sollicitant beaucoup des prêts. Il voudrait devenir un grand businessman dans le secteur de Rubavu, et construire une maison d’habitation pour sa famille.

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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.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 3
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Protais to purchase agricultural supplies for growing reeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011