A loan of $1,600 helped a member buy seeds, fertilizers, rent fields and pay the labor costs of her corn-farming activity.


Tuvemubujiji /rbv Group's story

Speciose is part of the Tuvemubujiji group. She is 45 years old and married with five children aged 11 to 25 years, of whom four attend school. Her own level of education has been six years of primary school. Speciose is a corn crop farmer. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She will use her loan to buy seeds, fertilizers, rent fields and pay labor costs for her corn-farming activity. Her strategy to expand her business is to modernize her crop farming. In coming years, Speciose wants to become a major potato farmer in her region. She plans to use the profits to provide schooling for her children.

In this group: Spéciose, Marceline, Laurence, Vestine, Immaculée, Emmanuel, Joseph
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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