A loan of $1,700 helped a member buy fertilizer for his rice farming activity.


Abadahemuka/shr Group's story

Philip is part of the Abadahemuka/Shr group. The group's name means "the faithful". He is 34 years old and is married with six children aged two to ten years, including four who attend school. His own schooling has been five years of primary school. Philippe is a rice farmer. It is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his credit to buy fertilizer for his rice farming activity. His strategy for growing his business is to use selected seeds. In coming years, Philippe would like to become the rice distributor for the region. With his profits, he plans to look after his children's care and education needs.

In this group: Phillippe, Thacienne , Victorie, Jean , Eliane, Philippe, Nestor, Pascal, Christine, Christine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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