A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy 10 kg of corn, to lease the field, and to pay for labor.


Tuvemubujiji Group's story

Elina Byukusenge is a corn farmer and has been a client of ACB since 2008. She is 40 years old and married. Born in Rwanda, she has six children, aged 5 to 23. Four of her children go to school. Elina finished two years of secondary schooling. This loan is her first cycle with ACB, and she is going to use her loan to buy 10 kg of corn, to lease fields, and to pay for labor. Her strategy for business growth is to add to her arable land. She would like to become a major grower in the Rubavu area. She would also like to ensure her family's well-being and to build other houses to rent out.

In this group: Spéciose, Yudita, Astherie, Christiane, Elie, Marceline, Laurence, Vestine, Immaculée, Emmanuel
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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