A loan of $2,275 helped a member to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay for labor.


Icyerekezo Group's story

Etienne is a member of the group Icyerekezo. The group’s name means “Vision”. Etienne is 35 years old, married, and he has four children aged 3 months to 9 years old, one of them in school. He attended 6 years of primary school.

Etienne is a rice farmer. This is his second loan cycle with ACB, and he plans to use the credit to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay for labor.

His business growth strategy is to obtain additional loans in order to bolster his activities. In the coming years, Etienne hopes to become the leading rice farmer in his region. He plans to use his profits to provide for his children’s education and healthcare.

In this group: Marianne, Philbert, Olive, Etienne, Jackson, Gertulde, Adrienne, Jean Marie, Jean Baptiste

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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