A loan of $800 helped a member rent fields to cultivate.


Dukore/kigeyo Group's story

Innoncent (second from the left in the picture) is a member of DUKORE / KGY Group. He's 50 years old, married, and has 6 children. The eldest is 25 years old, the youngest is 10. Out of them, four attend school. Innoncent has a 6th grade education. He's seeking this loan in order to rent fields to cultivate, buy manure and chemical fertilizers, buy seeds, and pay for labor. The difficulties foreseen in repaying the loan are poor climatic conditions and crop epidemics. His strategies to grow his business are to be timely with the season and to use chemical fertilizers and manure to obtain a good harvest. He ambitions to modernize his farming practices and respect the recommendations provided by agronomists. Regarding his family, his ambitions are to send his children to school and ensure the well-being of his family.

In this group: Innocent, Ntabareshya, Christianne, Léonille, Speciose
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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