BIOGAS - INDUHURAMURYANGO
This is a special type of loan facility offered by BPR in partnership with National Domestic Biogas Program (NDBP), to benefit selected rural households. The loan is meant for building a biogas facility that will provide energy for cooking and lighting purposes for the rural household.
Access to energy for cooking and domestic lighting;
Reduced domestic workload, especially for women and children;
Reduced respiratory diseases among women and children exposed
to smoke from firewood;
Reduced deforestation and soil erosion;
Biogas wastes are used as organic manure.
Loan terms and conditions:
To meet the conditions set by MININFRA through its National Domestic Biogas Program (NDBP), namely:
o To have at least 3 exotic cows or 4 local cows which are kept in a
permanent cattle shed under zero grazing conditions;
o To have easy access to water;
o To have a personal contribution in cash or materials worth at least
To open an account in the bank;
To meet the usual conditions of loan eligibility applied by BPR SA.
Loan granting procedure:
Total cost of biogas project: 800,000Frw, subdivided as follows:
o Contribution of the borrower : 200.000Rwf or in kind;
o Government subsidy : 300.000Rwf;
o BPR loan : 300.000Rwf.
Eligible farmer presents letter of acceptance from NDBP to the bank together with construction agreement;
Bank ascertains existence of farmer’s own equity (cash on account or building materials at home);
Disbursement of loan and subsidy is done in 4 installments after ascertaining construction progress. Government subsidy is also disbursed by BPR.
"Do you think you meet the eligibility conditions? Approach your local authorities or BPR branch for more information".