A loan of $1,950 helped a member to purchase fertilizer and to cover the cost of labor for her rice fields.

Ongeringufu Dukore / Mshs Group's story

Drocelle is a member and the president of the group Ongeringufu dukore. The group's name means "Increase ours forces and let's work". She is 42 years old and married, and she has nine children, from 3 to 23 years old. Four of the children are in school. She has a 6th grade education.

Drocelle is a rice farmer. This loan cycle is her second one with the microfinance institution ACB. She is going to use her loan to purchase fertilizer and to cover the cost of labor for preparing rice fields.

To increase her rice farming, she plans on requesting more loans to bolster her farm business. In the next few years, she would like to be the best rice producer in her region. With the profits, she plans on covering the schooling costs for her children and to pay for their health insurance.

In this group: Stephanie, Dianne, Frodouard, Vincent, Jean Bosco, Therese, Drocella, Samson, Jean

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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