Musindikazi Leonille’s testimony

I am MUSINDIKAZI Leonille, married with 4 children. I live in Rusororo sector, Rwamagana district in Ruhanga parish. Before being trained in saving groups, I was in a trap of poverty and hopelessness. When I joined UBUMWE saving group, together with 40 members, we aimed to reach the target of saving 500 RWF by each one a week, which means 2,000 RWF a month. For the loan phase 1, I paid my annual health insurance at 18,000 RWF price. After clearing it, I applied for the second one. With this, I bought a place of building house at 150,000 RWF. After a …

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Abakoranarukundo group

ABAKORANARUKUNDO group use ROSCA and ASCA. All group members agree that their savings have greatly transformed their lives because all the group members have access to credit. It provides their members with financial services to help them respond to unexpected problems. This group wishes to facilitate its group members to easily have access to mattresses. At the end of the cycle every group member will have a mattress in his/her home. Besides ROSCA and ACSA, they do other activities like digging land, and when they find jobs they work together as a team and put the income earned in a box. …

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