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Innocent was born in Rwanda. He is 43 years old and has six children, ranging from 2 to 17 years. Four of his children attend school. Innocent is educated up to the third year of secondary school and works as a farmer. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He is planning to use this loan to buy seeds, chemical fertilizers, and to pay for labor. In order to develop his business, his strategy is to modernize his farming business by using selected seeds. In the coming years, Innocent would like to become a professional farmer and a distributor of agricultural products. He is planning to use his profits to send his children to school and to improve his family's well-being.
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Innocent est né au Rwanda. Il a 43 ans et il est marié avec 6 enfants de 2 à 17 ans, dont 4 scolarisés. Son niveau d’éducation est de 3 ans de secondaire.

Innocent est agriculteur. C’est son premier cycle de prêt avec ACB. Il va utiliser son crédit afin d’acheter des semences, des engrais chimiques et payement de la main d’œuvre.

Sa stratégie pour la croissance de son business est de moderniser son agriculture en utilisant des semences sélectionnées. Dans les prochaines années, Innocent voudrait un agriculteur professionnel et être un distributeur des produits agricole. Avec les profits, il prévoit de scolariser ses enfants et améliore le bien être de sa famille.

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About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.

Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Innocent to buy seeds, chemical fertilizers, and to pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 11, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012