A loan of $1,350 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and to pay the cost of labor for his rice farm.


Dufashanye Cyamura Group's story

Prosper is a member of the Dufatanye/Cymr group. The group’s name means “Working together.” He is 45 years old and married, with five children ranging from 12 to one years of age. Three of the children are in school. His educational level is three years of primary school. Prosper is a rice farmer. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan in order to buy chemical fertilizers and to pay the cost of labor for his rice farm. In order to grow his business, he plans to continue taking out loans. In the years to come, he would like to enlarge his rice fields so as to meet market demand. He plans to use his profits to pay the costs of education for his children and healthcare for the entire family.

In this group: Prosper, Xavier , Jean , Marie Louise, Simon , Erineste, Patrice, Louis
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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