A loan of $3,425 helped a member buying beans, rice, sorghum for retail sale in her store.

Amabengeza Group's story

Josiane D. is a 30-year-old woman who was born in Nyamata, in East Province, Rwanda. She is married and has three children, of whom the youngest is 7 months old, and the oldest is 4 yours old. Two of her children are attending school. Josiane lives with her family in Gisenyi.

Regarding her business, Josiane is a merchant selling foodstuffs, such as rice, beans, oil, sorghum… She has two years of experience in this domain. The loan signed with the micro-finance institution ACB is the second one. The previous one helped her to improve her itinerant business and to pay the rent for her family living in Nyamata.

In the future, she will be able to obtain a much larger loan to increase her sales. Thus, she will be able to buy or to build her own house.

In this group: Josiane, Adelin, Perasie, Joel, Immaculee, Penina, Jacqueline, M.josee, Justine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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