A loan of $4,475 helped a member to buy fertilizers for his rice farming activity.


Dukundubuhinzi №3 A / Rsz Group's story

Philippe is a member and the president of the group Dukundubuhinzi no. 3A/RSZ. The name of this group means "those who like farming". He is 40 years old and married with two children ages 3 and 6; one of them is at school. Philippe himself has six years of primary education.

Philippe is a rice farmer. This is his fourth loan cycle with ACB and he plans to use the credit to buy fertilizers and pay for labor. Philippe has stated that the previous loans have greatly helped his activity, and he has not experienced any difficulties with repayment.

He plans to expand his business by obtaining additional loans to bolster his activities. In the coming years, Philippe hopes to become the leading rice farmer in the region. He plans to use his profits to provide for his children’s education and healthcare.

In this group: Modeste, Véréne, Jean Damascène, Jean Baptiste, Joel, Elias, Narcisse*, Azarias, Flavien, Valentine
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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