A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer and pay for laborers for his rice crop.

Twitezimbere/rbr Group's story

Jean Bosco is a member of the group called Twitezimbere / RBR and in the photo he is the one holding the money. The name of the group means "let’s develop ourselves". He was born in Rwanda and he is 34. He is married with six children whose ages range from 9 months to 12 years old. Three of them are enrolled in school. His own educational level is six years of primary school.

Jean Bosco grows rice. This is his first loan with ACB. He is going to use his loan to buy chemical fertilizer and pay for labor for his rice crop.

His strategy for growing his business is to plant his crop in a timely manner. In the coming years, Jean Bosco would like to harvest a big quantity of rice. With the profit, he intends to educate and care for his children.

In this group: Decentous, Cesalie, Fidele, Enock, Jean Pierre, Anicet, Fiacre, Japhet, Emmanuel, Jean Bosco

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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