A loan of $2,425 helped a member purchasing men's and women's clothing for retailing.


Abishyizehamwe Group's story

Leonidas N. is one of the members of the solidarity group Abishyizehamwe. He is born in 1977. He is married, has two children and one other family member in his care. His oldest child is four years old, and his youngest is three years old. Leonidas has had six years of primary school and two years of secondary school. HE is an active member of the solidarity group and shows a team spirit, motivated to expand the diversified types of business the members are engaged in.

His line of business is selling clothing for men or women, something he started to do in 2005 with a starting capital of 70,000 Rwandan francs. Thanks to ACB his enterprise has picked up, and he is ready to request a larger loan in order to achieve a higher level of revenue.

In this group: Olive, Veronique, Leonidas, Alphonsine, Xaverine, Jean, Jacques, Xaverine, Dorothee, Francois
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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