RwandaFoodFunding via Urwego Opportunity Bank, a partner of Opportunity International and HOPE International
RwandaClothingFunding via Urwego Opportunity Bank, a partner of Opportunity International and HOPE International
RwandaAgricultureFunding via Vision Finance Company s.a. (VFC), a partner of World Vision International
Albert was born in Bugesera, in Rwanda, and attended elementary school. He is seeking his third loan from ACB, and his repayment history is very good. He will use his loan to buy fertilizers, and to pay for labor.
His strategy for growing the group's business is its members' unity, living in the same agglomeration, fighting poverty by working restlessly, and valorizing rice cultivation in his region.
He would like to own machines to help him with his activity, and at least one cow for each member of the group. For his family and himself, he would like to have a cow to provide milk to the family members, send his children to school, and feed his family in a decent manner.
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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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