A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer for rice farming.


Twisungane N0 22/rsz Group's story

Gratien belongs to the Twisungane no 22/Rsz group. The name means "let's come together". He is 42 years old and married, with five children between 1 and 13 years old, four of whom are in school. His education level is six years of primary school. Gratien grows rice. This is his second loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers for his rice cultivation. His strategy for the growth of his business is to use selected seeds. Within the next few years, Gratien would like to be the local supplier. With his profits, he plans to educate and care for his children.

In this group: Joseph, Gratien, Cassien, Joel, Marc Audence, Daniel, Noah*, Vincent, Enock, Anastasie, Jean Claude, Rebecca, Zephanie
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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