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A loan of $950 helped bolstering her funds.

Cira's story

Ms. Cira N. is a 38-year-old woman who lives in Guediawaye. She has been a member of the credit association at the Pikine youth center since April 2010. She has been in the restaurant sector for over seven years. Cira sells breakfasts and dinners in the district where she lives. She chose this business because she likes to cook, as does any good person from Saint-Louis such as herself.

Cira is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs for bolstering her restaurant. Her goal is to make her business more profitable and to increase her profits, so as to cover the schooling costs of her two children but also to increase her savings.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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