A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and pay workers.

Copaboka 4 Group's story

Vénuste is a member of the Copaboka 4 group. He is 44 years old and has five children between the ages of 16 and four. Three of his children are in school, and he is their only provider. Vénuste completed six years of primary education.

Vénuste became an ACB customer in 2012 and this is his first loan cycle. He is a rice farmer, and the loan will allow him to buy chemical fertilizers and pay the farmhands that work in his fields. He does not anticipate any difficulty in repaying the loan. In order to expand his business, he hopes to obtain further loans in the future and this will help him become the best in his field. His profits will go towards supporting his family.

In this group: Beatrice, Modeste, Donatile, Godefroid, Veronique, Venuste, Marie Brigitte, Cecile

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight

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