A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers for his rice crop.

Twibumbirehamwe Group's story

Aloys is a member of the Twibumbirehamwe group. The group's name means 'Let's Get Together'. Aloys is 77 years old, married, and has six children who are between 30 and 49 years old. He completed four years of his primary education.

Aloys is a rice grower. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers for his rice crop.

Aloys' strategy for growing his business is to sow an improved strain of rice. In the coming years, Aloys would like to expand the area of land over which he sows his rice. He plans to use his profits to take care of his wife.

In this group: Aloys, Emmanuel, Rambert, Theobard, Helene, Alfred, Marcel, Appolinaire, Narcisse, Euthère

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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