A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy chemical fertilizer.


Dutezimbere Ubuhinzi I.a Group's story

Jacqueline, the first on the left in the picture, is a member of the Dutezimbere Ubuhinzi group. She is 35 years old and has 4 children; the eldest is 14 years old and the youngest, 4 months. Three of her children go to school. She has primary school level education. She would like to use this loan to buy chemical fertilizer and to pay the labourers. She anticipates no difficulty in repaying the loan. Her strategy for the growth of her business is to work together with the bank to get financing. Her business ambition is to become a professional farmer, and as far as her family is concerned, to look after her children and ensure that they get an education.

In this group: Rachel, Esperance, Léoncie, Jean, Fausta, Francine, Gregoire, Veronique, Jean De Dieu, Jacqueline

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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