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


Turwanyubukene Group's story

Aboubakar is a member of Turwanyubukene Group, whose name means "Fight agains poverty". He's 28 years old, married, and has two children, age 4 and 7. Both attend school.

Aboubakar is a rice cultivator. He's seeking his first loan from Kiva's partner, ACB, in order to buy chemical fertilizers for his rice farming business.

His strategy for growth is to expand his cultivated area, in order to harvest much more. In the forthcoming years, he would like to be among the best rice cultivators in his region. With his profits, he intends to provide education to his children.

In this group: Rachel, Anazaliya, Damascene, Francine, Elisabeth, Nicodem, Aminadab, Aboubakar, Céléstin, Assouman

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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