A loan of $2,650 helped a member to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay labour costs.


Abadahemuka /shr Group's story

Philippe is a member of the Abadahemuka group. The group’s name means “the faithful.” He is 35 years old and married, with six children ranging from one to 13 years of age. Four of the children are in school. His educational level is six years of primary school.

Philippe is a rice farmer. This is his third loan cycle with ACB. He will use his loan to buy chemical fertilizers and pay the cost of labor. In order to develop his agricultural business, he plans to request other loans in order using choice fertilizers to increase his production. In the years to come, Philippe would like to become one of the best rice farmers in the valley. He plans to use his revenues to cover the education and healthcare costs for his children.

In this group: Phillippe, Thacienne, Victorie, Jean , Eliane, Philippe, Nestor, Pascal, Christine, Christine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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