A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer and pay the manual labourers.

Abajyamugambi Musenyi / Rsz Group's story

Alphonse is a member of the "Abajyamugambi / Msny Rsz" group. The name of the group means "Those with the same goal or direction". Alphonse is 55 years old and married with 4 children aged between 21 and 28, 3 of whom have attended school. Alphonse is also responsible for a dependant other than his children.

Alphonse has 6 years of primary level education and is a rice farmer. This is his 3rd loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizer and pay the manual labourers. His strategy for the growth of his business is to request other loans so that he can increase his agricultural operation.

In the coming years, Alphonse wants to be one of the best rice producers in his region. He plans to use the profits to pay his children's educational and medical expenses.

In this group: Damascène, Vedaste, Jean, Jeremie, Stephane, Alphonse
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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