A loan of $1,950 helped a member to purchase chemical fertiliser and to pay for labour.

Dukorerehamwe Zone 2 Group's story

Jean Damascène is a member of the Dukorerehamwe zone 2 group. He is 32 years old, and married with 4 children aged from 4 to 8 years old - 2 of them are in school. He completed six years of primary education.
Jean Damascène is a rice farmer. This is his second successive loan with ACB. He will use the proceeds of the loan to buy chemical fertiliser and to pay for manual labour. His strategy for growing his business is to seek further credit to expand his activities. In the coming years, Jean Damascène would like to become one of the best rice producers in the region. With his profits, he intends to pay his childrens' school fees.

In this group: Emmanuel, Juram, Jean, Jean, Chantal, Vincent, Jean Damascene, Vestine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton

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