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Total loan: $10,925

Canisius

Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy cages to keep the hens.


Canisius's story

Canisius is an entrepreneur who runs a poultry business in Rwanda, and this loan will be used for him to expand his business by increasing egg production and distribution — a product in high demand for his clients.

Canisius (actually, Dr. Canisius!) practiced medicine for several years but he realized his true passion was in entrepreneurship and animal husbandry. In 2011, he decided to make his dream a reality, by starting a small poultry business where he sold hens for meat, while retaining some for egg production. Since then, his small business has grown, and Dr. Canisius's main clients are hotels and restaurants that need to ensure high quality products, delivered on time.

A loan to Canisius will help him purchase additional livestock as well as 50 new spacious cages for the hens to boost their health and increase egg production, and this investment is a significant advancement into the next level of sophistication and real growth for his business.