A loan of $1,675 helped a member to purchase artificial fertilizer and to pay the labor cost for harvesting his rice.

Abahetsi B/ Gkn Group's story

Samuel is a member of the AbahetsiB/Gkn group. The name of the group means "pooling their strength." Samuel is 40 years old, married with 3 children between the ages of 2 and 8. He has 6 years of elementary school education.

Samuel is a rice farmer. This is his first loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to purchase artificial fertilizer and to pay the labor costs of harvesting his rice. In order to grow his rice farming business, Samuel plans to apply for other loans.

In the next few years, Samuel would like to expand his rice fields to meet the demand of the markets. With the profits, he foresees being able to pay for his children's schooling and to pay for his family's medical expenses.

In this group: Oscar, Esperance, Alina, Souzanne, Helena, Francois, Isaac, Marcel, Julianne, Samuel

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips

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