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A loan of $2,350 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizers and pay his labourers.


Copaboka 2 Group's story

Théophile is a rice farmer. He is a member of the "Copaboka 2" solidarity group. A married man, 30-year-old Théophile has 2 children, the eldest of whom is 4 and the youngest, 3. Neither of his children go to school and he is responsible for no other people.

Théophile was born in Rwanda and has 6 years of primary school education. He started working with ACB Ltd in 2012 and is currently on his 2nd loan cycle. The first loan was repaid without any problem. With the loan that he is granted, he will buy chemical fertilizer and pay his labourers. He does not expect to have any trouble repaying his loans, and his strategy will be to ask for more loans so that he can grow his farming business. His aim is to provide for his children's education as well as for his family members' health care.

In this group: Marie, Spéciose, Odila, Théophile, Laurent, Verena, Seraphine, Lea , Alexandre*, Agnes, Cecile, Justine *
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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