A loan of $100 helped to pay for 20 low-cost LED lights to resell to rural households without electricity.


Melchiol's story

Melchiol is a 51 year old man from Muhanga District in the Southern Province of Rwanda. He is seeking a loan of RWF 60,000 to purchase 20 rechargeable LED lights, which he will resell to people without electricity in his village. Every week or so, these customers will return to him to have their lights recharged for just RWF 100. He is also a farmer and will reinvest the money he makes into expanding his other business.



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