A loan helped a member to buy more bananas, apples and watermelons.


Abunzubumwe Cb Group's story

Yvonne is 45 years old and married, with four children aged between 13 and 20 years. Her husband is a businessman. For the past seven years, she has been selling fruits.

Yvonne is the leader of the group named Abunzubumwe CB, which in English means “People with the same vision.” Group members sell different items and own a variety of stores.

Yvonne will use her loan to buy more bananas, apples and watermelons to meet customer demand. With the profits from her sales, she will pay school fees for their children and put away some savings.

Due to the global pandemic, Urwego was not able to photograph all the members but Urwego was able to get one representative for the group photo.

In this group: Yvonne, Jean, Florence, Jean, Laurence, Andre, Leontine, Aaron, Christine, Francois, Alice, Japhet, Straton, Liliane, Genevieve, Christine, Faustin


This loan is special because:

It provides financial opportunities to riskier Rwandan entrepreneurs who rely on social collateral.



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