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Samila M. is a merchant and has been a client of ACB since 2010. She is married, was born in Rwanda, and has an A2 level of education. She has four children, ages 4 to 13, and three of them go to school.

Samila is going to use her loan to buy 15 basins, 20 pairs of pants, and 2 bed covers. Her strategy for growing her business is to increase her capital in order to be more profitable. She would like to be a wholesale merchant, to educate her children, and to have a happy and healthy family.
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Samila M. est commerçante, et client d’ACB depuis 2010. Elle est mariée, née a Rwanda, et son niveau d’éducation est A2. Elle a 4 enfants entre 4 et 13 ans, et 3 de ses enfants vont à l’école. Elle va utiliser son prêt pour acheter 15 basins, 20 pantalons et 2 couvre-lits. Sa stratégie pour la croissance de l’affaire est d’accroitre son capital a fin d’avoir plus de rentabilité. Elle voudrait être grossiste, éduquer ses enfants et avoir le bien-être de sa famille.

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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
  • 39
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Samila buying clothing, basins, pants, and bed covers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011