A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and pay the labor costs for the workers working in the rice fields.


Duhurizehamwe/cyamura Group's story

Jean Baptiste is a member of the Duhurizehamwe/Cymr group. The name of the group means "we're joining forces". He is 35 years old, married, and has one 4-year-old child. His child goes to school. He has six years of primary school education.

Jean Baptiste is a rice grower. This is his second loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers and pay the labor costs for his rice production.

In order to expand his business of growing rice, he plans to seek more loans in the future. In the coming years, he would like to enlarge his rice fields in order to meet the demand of the markets. With the profits, he plans to pay for the education of his child and cover his family's medical costs.

In this group: Damascene, Marie Grace, Leonard, Odette, Jean Damascene, Jean Baptiste, Alphonse

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry



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