A loan of $2,600 helped a member to buy seeds, 300 kgs of chemical fertilizers and pay the cost of labor.

Haguruka Ukore /rbv Group's story

Fréderic belongs to the Haguruka Ukore/Rbv. Group. The group’s name means “get up and work.” He is 30 years old. He is married, with three children, ranging between six months and five years of age. His educational level is four years of primary school.

Fréderic is a rice farmer. This is his third loan cycle with ACB. He is going to use his loan to buy seeds, 300 kgs [660 lbs] of chemical fertilizers and pay the cost of labor. In order to expand his business, he plans to buy other fields and increase the volume of rice production. In the years to come, he would like to become a major [rice] producer in the region. He plans to use his revenues to pay the education costs for his children and provide for his family’s well-being.

In this group: Jean Pierre, Silas, Jean De Dieu, Jean Paul, Jean De Dieu, Jean Claude, Fréderic, Donatien, Beatrice

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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