A loan of $850 helped to purchase a field and a watering machine for banana fields.


Valentine's story

Valentine was born in Rwanda. She is 27 years old and is married with two children, aged five to seven years, both of whom are in school. Her level of education is three years of primary school. Valentine is a farmer. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She is going to use her loan to purchase a field and a watering machine for banana fields. Her growth strategy for her business is to purchase other fields in order to increase her production and to use modern machinery. In the coming years, Valentine would like to be a major banana farmer and the leading regional provider of bananas. With the profits, she plans to pay her children's school fees and improve the well-being of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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