A loan of $1,950 helped a member to buy commercial fertilizer for his rice crops.

Abatiganda 9 Zone 2 / Rsz Group's story

Elias is part of the Abatiganda 9 Zone 2 group. The name of the group means “Let’s increase production.” He is 44 years old and married with 5 children between 2 and 21 years of age, of which 3 attend school. He also takes care of 2 others on top of his children. He attended 6 years of elementary school.
Elias is a rice farmer. It’s his second loan with ACB. He is going to use his loan to be able to buy commercial fertilizer for his rice crops.

His strategy to develop his business is to only use specially selected seeds. In the coming years, Elias would like to be his region’s supplier. With his profits, he intends to educate and take care of his children.

In this group: Elias, Germain, Ladislas, Thadée , Athanase, Odette, Emmanuel, Jean, Djamar, Korewe

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.

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