A loan of $2,450 helped a member to use the credit to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay for the cost of labor.


Abatiganda 9 Zone 2 / Rsz Group's story

Elias is a member of the group Abatiganda Zone 2/Rsz. The name of the group means “the brave”. Elias, age 46, is married with five children aged 6 to 16, four of whom go to school. He attended six years of primary school.

Elias is a rice farmer. This is his third loan cycle with ACB, and he plans to use the credit to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay for the cost of labor.

Elias plans to expand his activity by obtaining additional loans and using selected fertilizers. In the coming years, he would like to acquire more fields to increase his farmable area. He will use the profits earned to pay for his family’s healthcare and his children’s tuition.

In this group: Elias, Germain, Ladislas, Thadée, Athanase, Odette, Emmanuel, Jean, Djamar, Korewe*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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