A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy 200kg of seed potatoes and 40kg of chemical fertilizer, and pay workers.


Dukundumurimo B /gr Group's story

Liberathe is a member of the Dukundumurimo B group. The group’s name means "Love work". Liberathe is 42 years old and married. She has 6 children aged from three to 21 years, three of whom are in school. Liberathe herself completed 8 years of primary school. Liberathe grows potatoes. This is her first loan cycle with ACB. She will use her loan to buy 200kg of seed potatoes and 40kg of chemical fertilizer, and to pay workers. In order to expand her farming business, she is planning to buy fields to increase the size of her farm, and will request more loans in the future. In the next few years, she would like to become a major distributor of potatoes in her area. She will use her profits to pay for her children's school fees and build a house for her family.

In this group: Speciose, Liberathe, Eliane, Beatrice, Beatrice, Jean Marie, Abel, Marie Rose, Jean Marie Vianney, Solange
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight



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