A loan of $2,175 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and pay for labor.

Copaboka 2 Group's story

Spéciose is a member of the COPABOKA 2 group. She is 50 years old, married, and has four children, ages 15 to 26. Three of her children attend school, and Spéciose has no other dependent. Her education level is 6 years of elementary school.

She became a client of ACB in 2012, and this is her first loan cycle. The requested loan is helping her to buy chemical fertilizers and pay for the labor of the people who helped her cultivate her field. She is expecting no difficulty in the repayment of this loan.

In order to increase her activity, she is planning to request other loans which will enable her to become the first rice farmer in her neighborhood. With the profits, she is planning to take care of her family's well-being and pay her children's school fees.

In this group: Théoneste, Marie, Spéciose, Odila, Théophile, Alivera, Laurent, Verena, Seraphine, Lea , Alexandre, Agnes*, Cecile, Justine

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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