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Total loan: $1,300
Rubavu, Western Province, Rwanda / Agriculture
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Urumuri Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped Purchasing 400 kg of potatos and fertilizers for her field.
Urumuri Group's story
Therese N. is a farmer and a member of the Urumuri group. She is 52 years old, married, and the mother of four, from 15 to 30 years of age. All four of her children [have gone or] go to school. She has completed fifth grade of elementary school. She is going to use her loan to purchase 400 kg [900 lbs] of potatoes and agricultural inputs for her farming business. Her strategy for growing her income is to improve her business after repaying this loan, and increasing her produce. She would like to be able to provide financing for others, and to have her own capital. She would like to provide for the well-being of her family members, to buy cows for them, and to pay for her children’s studies.