A loan of $675 helped to buy in bulk some sugar, rice, and oil to resell in his store and to pay for transport costs.


Jean Pierre's story

Jean Pierre was born in Rwanda and is 26 years old. He is not married. He has five years of secondary education.

Jean Pierre is a merchant. This loan cycle is his first one with the microfinance institution ACB. He is going to use his loan to buy in bulk: sugar, rice, salt, and oil to resell in his store... and to pay the transport costs.

To grow his business, he plans to provide quality service to his customers and have a diversity of goods in order to attract customers. In the coming years, he would like to become a major merchant and open other grocery stores and a supermarket. With the profits, he plans on building a house and ensuring his future family's well-being.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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