A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy 400 kgs of potatoes and 50 kgs of chemical fertilizer, and to pay the manual labourers.


Urumuli / Rbv Group's story

Thérèse is a farmer and a member of the Urumuri groupe. Born in Rwanda, Thérèse is a 54-year old widow and the mother of 5 children between the ages of 7 and 19, three of whom go to school. She herself had 4 years of primary school. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She will use the loan to buy 400 kilograms of potatoes and 50 kilograms of chemical fertilizer, and to pay the manual labourers. In order to be able to pay for the education of her children and give her family a better future, Thérèse's goals include growing her business and she plans to buy more fields so that she can increase potato production. She would eventually like to become a large, reputable seller and distributor of potatoes in her region.

In this group: Thérèse, Elie, Damarce, Séraphine, Vestine

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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