A loan of $1,925 helped a member to purchase chemical fertilizers and pay the workforce for his rice farming.

Dushyigikirane Makoko Group's story

Théobald belongs to the Dushyigikirane/Mkk group. The name of the group means "collaborative assistance". He is 30 years old and married with two children who are 1 and 6 years old. He has one additional person in his care apart from his children. He completed six years of primary school.

Théobald is a rice farmer. This is his second loan cycle with ACB. He is going to use his loan in order to buy chemical fertilizers and pay for manual labour for his rice farm.

In order to increase his rice farming, he plans to seek additional loans and buy additional fields to enlarge the extent of his agriculture. In the coming years, he would like to expand his rice fields to satisfy the market. With the profits, he intends to pay for his children's school fees and his family's medical expenses.

In this group: Theobard, Benjamin, Aimable, Alani, Leoporld, Theogene, Anastase , Trojan, Daniel, Patrick

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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