A loan of $975 helped to buy dried and smoked fish and peanut paste for resale.

Absa's story

Absa lives in Senegal. For more than 20 years she has bought and sold food items such as smoked and dried fish and peanut paste. She provides for her family, and has six children under her care.

Absa is a member of the U-IMCEC branch, and has requested a loan of 500,000 francs to increase her working capital. With her loan she plans to buy products for sale, so that she can increase her profits and expand her business. In the future she would like to have the means to provide her children with large stores where they can keep busy selling various products.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert

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