A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers.

Dukoreneza Group's story

Pierre belongs to the Dukoreneza group. He is 30 years old and married, with four children ranging from 2 to 11 years age, two of whom are in school. He has one other dependent in addition to his children. His level of education is six grades of primary school.

Pierre grows rice. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He is going to use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers. His strategy for growing his business is to expand his cultivated land. In the years to come, Pierre would like to become a major rice producer in his region. He plans to use his profits to educate his children and pay for their schooling.

In this group: Athanase, Anathole, Michel, Charles, Paul, Nepomuscene, Laurence, Leonard, Aphrodis, Pierre

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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