A loan of $2,350 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and to pay laborers.

Dukore Group's story

Jean Bosco is a member of the Dukore group. This group's name means 'Let's work'. Jean Bosco is 37 years old. He is married and has four children between the ages of 3 and 10. Two of his children are in school. Jean Bosco himself studied up to the sixth year of elementary school.

Jean Bosco is a rice farmer. This is his second loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers and to pay laborers.

Jean Bosco's strategy for growing his business is to request further loans in order to increase his agricultural activities. In the coming years, Jean Bosco would like to become the best rice farmer in his region. He plans to use his profits to pay for his children's school fees and medicines.

N.B: the man whose face cannot be seen and is wearing a blue shirt is called Sylvestre.

In this group: Jean Bosco, Nicolas, Christophe, Boniface, Esperance, Sammy, Pierre, Deo, Samuel, Sylvestre

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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