A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy 100kg of seeds, cabbage seeds, 10kg of fertilizers, and to pay laborers.


Tugirubumwe Group's story

Béatrice is a member of the Tugirubumwe group. She is 52 years old, married, and has 11 children. Her youngest child is 11 years old and her eldest is 33. Six of her children attend school. Béatrice herself studied up to the sixth year of primary school.

Béatrice is a vegetable farmer. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She will buy 100kg of seeds, cabbage seeds, 10kg of fertilizers, and will pay laborers.

Béatrice's strategy for growing her business is to request further loans in order to increase her capacity and to buy more fields in order to increase her production. In the future, Béatrice would like to become the best farmer in her area. She plans to use her profits to continue paying her children's school fees and improve her family's well-being.

In this group: Odette, Bonaventure, Agnès, Euphrasie, Alphonsine, Alphonsine, Béatrice

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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