A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy fertilizers for her rice farming business.


Abahetsi Group's story

Jeanne is a member of the Abahetsi group. The group's name means "carriers". Jeanne is 27 years old and she was born in Rwanda. She is married with two children aged 3 and 5, both in school. Jeanne herself attended primary school for six years.

Jeanne is a rice farmer. This is her first loan cycle with ACB, and she plans to use the funding to buy fertilizers.

Her business growth strategy revolves around the selected rice seed. In the coming years, Jeanne hopes to produce a large crop of rice and use the profits to provide for her children’s education and healthcare.

In this group: Esther, Zephanie, Margueritte, Jackson, Concordi, Boniface, Consolée, Daniel, Jeanne, Jean Paul

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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