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


Abakoranabushake /kmnm/sk Group's story

Francois is a member of the Abakoranabushake/Kmnm/Sk group. He is 30 years old and single. He takes care of two people in addition to his children. He has had five years of primary school.

Francois is a rice farmer. This is his first loan with ACB. He is going to use the loan to buy fertilizers and to pay his labor.

His strategy for growing his business is to use improved seeds. In the years to come, Francois would like to be a successful farmer in his region. With his profits, he foresees being able to educate his children.

In this group: Mediatrice, Jean De Dieu, Philemon, Alphonsine, Jean Bosco*, Emerinne, Immaculee*, Claudien, Philomena, Madeleine
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



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