A loan helped a member to buy more shoes.


Icyizere Cb Group's story

Jacqueline is a 26-year-old mother of four children aged between 2 and 10 years. Her husband is a civil servant and, for the past three years, she has been selling shoes.

Jacqueline is the leader of the group named Icyizere CB, which means “Trust" in English. The group members sell different items and own a variety of businesses.

Jacqueline will use her portion of the loan to buy more shoes to sell in her community so that she can meet the customer demand. With the profit she earns from her sales, she will be able to provide for the family.

Jacqueline is grateful for the support of the lenders.

Due to the global pandemic, Urwego was not able to photograph all of the group members. However, the photo shows one member who is representing the group.

In this group: Jeannette, Pauline, Alice, Patricie, Laurence, Jacqueline, Vestine, Jeanne, Marie, Elizabeth, Laurence, Vianney, Marie Jeanne , Agnes , Joel, Mwamini, Athanase , Delphine, Eugenie, Rukiya, Mediatrice, Louise, Emerthe, Vestine, Hellen, Ngerageze, Gaudence


This loan is special because:

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



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