A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy fertilizers and pay for labor.


Habimvugano Group's story

Gilbert is a member of the Habimvugano group. He is 32 years old, married, and has three children ranging from 3 to 11 years old. Two of his children attend school. Besides his children, he also has two other persons in his care. His education level is six years of elementary school. Gilbert is a rice farmer. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy fertilizers and to pay for labor. To ensure the growth of his business, Gilbert's strategy is to use improved seeds. In the coming years, he would like to become an important farmer in his region. He is planning to use his profits to pay for his children's school fees.

In this group: Jerome, Fidele, Jervais, Louise, Alphonsine, Silas, Festus, Charles, Gilbert , Jean Pierre
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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