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Gemime raises livestock. She is married, is 30 years old, and has three children ranging in age from 1 to 5 years, one of whom attends school. She has 6 years of secondary schooling.

This is her first loan cycle with ACB. She is going to use this loan to build up her beekeeping business. Her strategy for growing her business is to increase the number of bees she has and to build a large base of customers who get their honey from her. In the next few years, Gemime would like to become a successful beekeeper in her region. With her profits, she plans to pay for her children’s schooling.
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Gemime est agri-éleveuse. Elle est mariée, Elle a 30 ans, Elle a 3 enfants de 1 à 5 ans et 1 enfant scolarisé. Sa niveau d’éducation est 6 ans de secondaire.

C’est son premier cycle de prêt avec ACB. Elle va utiliser son crédit pour renforcer son élevage des abeilles.

Sa stratégie pour la croissance de son business est de renforcer l’élevage des abeilles pour avoir un grand nombre de clients des miels qui s’approvisionnent chez elle. Dans les prochaines années, Gemime voudrait devenir une grande apicultrice dans son secteur. Avec les profits, elle prévoit de payer les frais d’études pour ses enfants.

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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
  • 51
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 590.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Gemime to build up her beekeeing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012