A loan of $550 helped to buy manure to fertilize his garden.


Gatsirage Damien's story

Greetings from Damien G. in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda! Damien is 57 years old, married with 3 children and two adopted children from the 1994 Genocide!

This client started his agricultural business in 2004 with a loan worth US$ 100 from Vision Finance Company. He has been paying his previous loans on time and he is currently on the 6th loan cycle. He grows various fruit such as passion fruit, avocados, oranges, pineapples, etc. Besides growing fruit, he also raises cows that produce milk and manure for his gardens.

He employs 4 people in his business and is looking for a loan worth 300,000 Frws to buy more manure to fertilize his gardens for fruit and to grow grass for his cows. He will be selling milk from the cows as added income. He is therefore requesting a loan worth 300,000 Frws. The loan term is 8 months, repaid monthly.



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