A loan of $2,275 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer and pay the manual labourers.


Abunzubumwe/ Kzr Group's story

Fiacre is a member of the Abishyizehamwe /Kzr group. The name of the group means "Together as one person or those who are together". Fiacre is 37 years old and married with 5 children aged between 6 months and 9 years, 2 of whom attend school. Fiacre 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 coming years, Fiacre would like to be one of the best rice producers in his region. He plans to use the profits to build a beautiful house and pay his children's educational and medical expenses.

In this group: Fiacre, Laurence, Marc, Emmanuel, Venuste, Theoneste, Lazaro, Samuel, Athanase
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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