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Sylvestre H. is a technician's aide and a construction worker. He is has been a client of ACB (Kiva Field Partner) since 2007. He was born in Kigali, he is married, and he has 6 children. He has a primary school education, and 3 of his children attend school. He will use his loan to purchase tiles, sand, and cement used to build houses. His strategy to expand his business is to keep building in order to build houses destined for rental. As for his family, he would like to pay for his children's education.
Sylvestre H. est aide technicien et travailleur de construction, et il est client d’ACB depuis 2007. Il est né à Kigali, marie, et il a 6 enfants. Il a une éducation primaire, et 3 de ses enfants vont a l’école. Il va utiliser son prêt pour l’achat des tôles, sables, et ciments pour la construction des maisons. Sa stratégie pour la croissance de l’affaire est de continuer à construire pour avoir des maisons à louer. Pour sa famille, il voudrait payer les frais scolaires pour ses enfants.

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About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.

Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,405,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Sylvestre to purchase tiling, sand, and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011