A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy 35 kg of maize seeds, 200 kg of fertilizers, and to pay for the cost of labor.


Tuvemubujiji /rbv Group's story

Speciose is a member of the Tuvemubujiji group. The name of the group means "Let's fight ignorance". Speciose is 45 years old. She is married and has 6 children, ages 8 to 18, five of whom are in school. She completed six years of primary school. Speciose is a potato farmer. This is her third loan cycle with ACB. She will use her loan to buy 35 kg of maize seeds, 200 kg of fertilizers, and to pay for the cost of labor. In order to boost her farming business, she is planning to buy other fields and increase the surface area of her cultivated land. In the coming years, she would like to become a professional farmer. With the profits, she is planning to continue to pay her children's school fees and would also like to build a house for her family.

In this group: Spéciose, Marceline, Laurence, Vestine, Immaculée, Emmanuel, Joseph, Thacien
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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