A loan of $700 helped to purchase 800 kilos of potatoes, 50 two-liter bags of detane (a type of insecticide) and to pay the workforce for his business.


Déogratias's story

Déogratias is a shopkeeper and a potato grower. He has been an Amasezerano client since 2009. He is 58 years old and has five children between the ages of 23 and 39. One of his children goes to school. Déogratias is born in RUBAVU, RWANDA. He has six years of primary school education. His loan is his first cycle with Amasezerano. He is going to use his 400,000 loan to purchase 800 kilos of potatoes, 50 two-litter bags of detane (a type of insecticide), and to hire some labor for his business. His business growth strategy is to increase the business capacity to develop the company. On the family side, he would like to build his own house and pay the expenses of his child's secondary education. Deogratias is also an evangelist.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



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