A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer to grow rice.

Twongerumusaruro No 29 / Rsz Group's story

Marcel is a member of the Twongerumusaruro No. 29 Group. The group's name means "Let's increase production." He is 43 years old, married and has 12 children aged between 1 and 18. Eight of his children attend school. He attended primary school for 6 years.

Marcel is a rice farmer. This is his second loan cycle with ACB. He is going to use his loan to buy chemical fertilizer to grow rice.

His business growth strategy is to plant a crop of selected seeds. In the coming years, Marcel would like to become a distributor of rice in his region. He will use any profits to educate and care for his children.

In this group: Francine, Boniface, Jacques, Zacharie, Marcel, Lazare, Ferdinand, Lambert, Geras, Alfred

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin

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