A loan of $1,200 helped buy construction materials (concrete as well metal doors and windows) and pay the cost of labor for his business.


Emmanuel's story

Emmanuel is born in Rwanda. He is 28 years old. He is married with two children, one year and six years old. In addition to his children, he has one more dependent. His educational level is four years of secondary school, with the specialization in auto repair.

Emmanual is an auto mechanic in a repair shop. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He is going to use his loan in order to buy construction materials (concrete as well metal doors and windows) and pay the cost of labor for his business. Emmanuel would like to expand his business by adding additional materials, opening branch shops in different locations in his region and remaining competitive thanks to the high quality of auto repair services. He would like to purchase a land plot to build a house for his family and also to provide for his children’s education.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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