A loan of $3,100 helped a member to rent a field, pay the labourers and buy seeds.


Twisungane Group's story

Jean Claude is part of the Twisungane solidarity group which grows corn. He is 27 years old, married and has 2 children, the eldest of whom is 4 years old and the youngest, 2. Neither of his children go to school and he is also responsible for 2 other people. He was born in Rwanda and has 5 years of primary school education. He started working with ACB Ltd in 2008 and is on his 3rd loan cycle. The previous loans have been properly reimbursed. He will use the current loan to rent a field, buy seeds and pay the labourers. He does not expect to have any difficulty in repaying this loan. In order to increase his agricultural output, his strategy is to use modern farming methods, namely chemical fertilizers. His business ambition is to become a professional farmer. As to his family, he will build his own house and will continue ensure his family's well-being.

In this group: Thelesphore, Evariste, Jean Damascene, Jean Claude, Cyprien, Jean Claude, Jean, Festus, Evariste, Jean Baptiste
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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