A loan of $3,100 helped a member to buy fertilizers and pesticides.

Lucienkro 1 Group's story

The group Lucienkro 1 is part of the UCO cooperative union. The group is from Lucienkro, a small village of western Ivory Coast located in the Duékoué region. This group has ten members.

Sylvain, age 46, is a member of Lucienkro 1. He is responsible for thirteen people at home. He has been growing cacao for 26 years, and he currently has 11 hectares of cacao farmland.

With this loan, he will be able to buy fertilizers and pesticides for his cacao plantation. These items will allow him to increase production and to bolster his income.

He plans to use the additional revenue to build poultry breeding facilities.

In this group: Kouamé Bertin, Koffi Paul, Kouakou Faustin, Kouadio Faustin, Koumoin Jean, N'dri, Yao Lucien, Kouassi, Kouakou N°1, Konan Sylvain

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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