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Marie is born on Rwanda and is 57 year old. She is a widow, with four children ranging from 16 to 28 years of age, and all four of them study. He educational level is six years of primary school.

Marie grows manioc [cassava], beans and sorghum. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She will use her loan to buy fertilizers to grow manioc. Her business strategy is to use chemical fertilizers and farm the modern way. In the future, she would like to grow her business and contribute to the development of the region she lives in. With her revenues, she plans to pay the tuition of her children.
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Marie est née au Rwanda et a 57 ans. Elle est veuve et elle a 4 enfants de 16 à 28 ans, dont 4 scolarisés. Son niveau d’éducation est 6 ans de primaire.
Marie est agricultrice de manioc, d’haricots et de sorghos. C’est son deuxième cycle de prêt avec ACB. Elle va utiliser son crédit pour acheter des fertilisants pour l’agriculture de manioc. .
Sa stratégie pour la croissance de son business est d‘utiliser les anglais chimiques et cultiver de façon moderne. Dans les prochaines années, Marie voudrait se développer elle même et contribuer au développement de la région où elle habite. Avec les profits, elle prévoit de payer les frais scolaires de 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
  • 45
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $16,941,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Marie to buy fertilizers for growing manioc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 29, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012