A loan of $1,000 helped a member to buy fertilizers and pay the labor expenses associated with his rice-growing business.


Dufatanye Duterimbere / Rsz Group's story

Félix is part of the Dufatanye Duterimbere / RSZ group, the name of which means “supporting each other for development”. He is 45 years of age, married, and has six children aged between 12 and 24. Five of his children are at school, and he himself studied six years of elementary school. Félix works growing rice, and this is his third loan cycle with ACB. He will use this loan to buy fertilizers and pay the labor expenses associated with his rice-growing business. To expand his business, he plans to request other loans to increase his agricultural activities. Over the coming years, he would like to become the best rice grower in the valley. Félix plans to use his profits to educate and provide for his children.

In this group: Felix, Patrice, Charles, Marc, Richard
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert



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