A loan of $1,675 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer and pay the manual labourers.

Abishyizehamwe/rsz Group's story

Samuel is a member of the Abishyizehamwe /Rsz group. The name of the group means "Together as one person". Samuel is 43 years old and married with five children between between the ages of 3 and 16. Four of his children attend school. Samuel has six years of primary level education and is a rice farmer.

This is his 3rd loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy fertilizer and pay the manual labourers. In order to expand his rice-growing business, he plans to request other loans so that he can increase his agricultural operation.

In the years ahead, Samuel would like to be one of the best rice producers in the neighboring countries. He plans to use the profits to pay his children's educational and medical expenses.

In this group: Patrice, Tharcisse, Barthazar, Fulgence, Vestine, Samuel, Jean

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry

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