A loan of $1,175 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer and pay the manual labourers.


Abishyizehamwe/rsz Group's story

Samuel is a member of the Abishyizehamwe /Rsz group. The name of the group means "Together as one person". Samuel is 42 years old and married with 5 children aged between 3 and 15, 4 of whom attend school.

Samuel has 6 years of primary level education and is a rice farmer. This is his 2nd 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 years ahead, Samuel would like to be one of the best rice producers in his region. He plans to use the profits to build a house and pay his children's educational and medical expenses.

In this group: Patrice, Tharcisse, Barthazar, Fulgence, Vestine, Samuel, Jean
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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