A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy fertilizers and pay for the labor needed for his rice growing activity.

Abishyizehamwe A Group's story

Emmanuel is a member of the group Abishyizehamwe A. The name of the group means "to unite." Emmanuel is married with eight children ranging in age from 3 to 30 years old. Six of them go to school.

Emmanuel is rice farmer. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his credit to purchase fertilizer and pay for the labor.

His business growth strategy is to use chemical fertilizers, farm a small area, and produce a substantial crop. In the coming years, Emmanuel hopes to become the best rice farmer in the valley. He will use the profits to provide for his children’s education.

In this group: Emmanuel, Marie Janviere, Eliane, Chadrack*, Susane, Simon, Philemon, Erneste, Louis, Jean
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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