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Abadasiganakumurimo Group
In this Group: Callixte, Erneste, Aphodis, Samuel, Damascene, Jean Pierre, Said, Athanase, Celestin
Callixte is a member of the ABADASIGANAKUMURIMO group. He transports small fish. He is 30 years old, married, and has four children. His eldest child is 12 years old, and his youngest child is 5. Three of his children are in school, and he doesn't have anyone else living in his care. He has six years of primary school education.

He joined ACB in 2011, and this is his first loan cycle with them. The loan granted to him is used to buy equipment that he uses to transport small fish from Lake Kivu to the market. He is going to seek more loans in order to grow his business, become a great small fish carrier, and eventually become a great fisherman. The profit from his business will be put towards the education of his children.
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Monsieur Callixte est membre du groupe ABADASIGANAKUMURIMO. Il fait le transport des petits poissons. Il est mariée, âgé de 30 ans et a 4 enfants dont le plus âgé a 12 ans et le moins âgé a 5 ans. Trois de ses enfants vont à l'école et n'a aucune autre personne en sa charge. Son niveau d'éducation est 6 ans de l'école primaire.
Il a adhéré à l'ACB en 2011 et c'est son premier cycle de crédit avec ce dernier. Le crédit lui donné est utilisé dans l'achat des équipements qu'il utilise au transport des petits poissons les amenant au bord du lac kivu vers le marché. Pour accroître son business, il va demander d'autres crédit en vue de devenir un grand transporteur des petits poissons et plus tard devenir un grand pecheur. Le profit de son commerce sera utilisé dans l'éducation des enfants.

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About Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A.

Amasezerano Community Banking, S.A., is a for-profit microfinance institution founded in 2005 by the Rwandan NGO African Evangelist Enterprises-Rwanda and 61 individual shareholders, and has been a Kiva partner since June 2010. The mission of Amasezerano Community Bank (ACB) is to have a holistic, positive impact on the lives of poor people by providing quality financial services. ACB’s client base is composed primarily of farmers, small-business owners, women entrepreneurs and low-wage private-sector salaried workers. Credit offerings are tailored to meet client needs, and include group solidarity loans, agricultural loans, loans for women entrepreneurs, small-business loans, and loans for salaried workers. ACB also offers mobile money transfers, currency exchange and life insurance services to its borrowers.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,423,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Abadasiganakumurimo Group's $775 loan helped a member to buy equipment to facilitate the transportation of small fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012