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


Dushyirehamwe/sngnr Group's story

Fidèle is a member of Dushyirehamwe Group, whose name means "let's get together". He's 36 years old, married, and has three children, age 3 to 8. One of them attends school. In addition, he has another person to support. He attended elementary school for 8 years. Fidèle is a rice cultivator and he is seeking his first loan from Kiva's partner, ACB. He will use it to buy chemical fertilizers for his rice farming business. His strategy for growth is to plant on time. With his profits, he intends to provide education and healthcare to his children. Note: Ali (another member of the group) is not in the photograph, but his wife is in it instead. She's the second person from the right.

In this group: Esron, André, Annonciata, Hassan, Sylvain, Perpetue, Alphonsine, Ali*, Ezechiel, Fidèle
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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