A loan of $800 helped to purchase 100 meters of assorted fabric, one roll of poplin and six rolls of lining.


Jérôme's story

Jérôme is a tailor. He is married and is 65 years old. He has five children, the oldest of whom is 42 years old and the youngest of whom is eight. Two of his children attend school and he has no additional dependents. Jérôme was born in Rwanda and his level of schooling has been six years of secondary education.

Jérôme began working with ACB Ltd in 2006 and is currently on his 18th loan cycle. He repaid his previous loans in full. With his current loan, Jérôme plans to improve his sewing workshop by purchasing 100 meters of assorted fabric, one roll of poplin and six rolls of lining.

Jérôme does not expect to have any difficulty in repaying this loan. He also plans to request additional loans in order to help his business to grow. Jérôme's ambition for his business is to have a large sewing workshop. For his family, Jérôme plans to ensure a good education for his children.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe



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