A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy 50 kg of corn flour, salt and rice for his retail shop business.


Ngirankugire / Rsz Group's story

Jean is a member of the Ngirankugire/Rsz group. The group's name means "To help one another". He is 52 years old, married, and has 5 children, ages 4 to 9 years old, who all attend school. Besides his children, he supports two other persons. Jean left school after completing three years of secondary school.

Jean works in retail business. This is his third loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to strengthen his retail shop business by buying 50 kg of corn flour, salt, rice and other items.

In order to expand his business, his strategy is to request other loans to strengthen his activity. In the coming years, Jean would like to become a major retailer. With the profits, he is planning to pay his children's school fees.

In this group: Jean, John, Théophile, Chaste
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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