A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy fertilizers and pay the workforce for her rice farming.


Abahetsi Group's story

Jeanne is a member of the Abahetsi group. The name of this group means «the workers». She is 28, married, and the mother of 3 children between the ages of 2 months and 6 years, 2 of whom go to school. In addition to her children, she has one more dependent person. Her education level is 3 years of secondary school.

Jeanne is a rice farmer. This is her second loan cycle with ACB. She will use this loan to buy fertilizers and pay the workforce for her rice farming.

To increase her rice farming, she plans on applying for other loans. In the coming years, she would like to enlarge the area of rice cultivation to meet the demand. With the profits, she plans on paying her children's school fees and her family's medical expenses.

In this group: Esther, Zephanie, Margueritte, Jackson, Concordi, Daniel, Jeanne, Jean Paul, Silas, Joachim

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland



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