A loan of $500 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and pay for labor costs.

Twitezimbere /rhh Group's story

Francine is both member and president of the Twitezimbere/ Rhh group. The group's name means "Dream and work." She is 36 years old and married with six children between the ages of 6 and 17 years old. All of her children have received schooling. In addition to her children, there is one other person living in her care. She completed six years of primary school.

Francine is a carpenter. This is her first loan cycle with ACB. She will use the loan to buy wood for making her finished products (timber).

To grow her business, she plans to seek more loans to boost the capacity of her carpentry business. In the coming years, she would like to have her own carpentry shop. With the profits, she plans to pay for her children's education and medical care.

In this group: Francine, Francine, Clementine

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry

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