A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy potato seeds, fertilizers and pay for manual labor.


Dufatanye Gasiza Group's story

Solange is part of the Dufatanye /Gsz group. The name of the group means "let's work together." She is 31 years old, and she is married with 4 children from 2 to 11 years old of whom 2 go to school. She has one dependent other than her children. Her level of education is 4 years of primary school.

Solange is a potato farmer. This is her first loan cycle with ACB. She is going to use her loan to buy potato seeds, fertilizers and pay for manual labor.

To grow her agriculture, she plans to modernize her farming by using select fertilizers. In the coming years, she would like to be a farmer by profession. With the profits, she plans to continue to pay for the school fees for her children and ensure the well-being of her family.

In this group: Marcel, Jean Damascene, Christophe, Jean Baptiste, Claude, Evariste, Christine, Solange, Joseph, Charles

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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