A loan helped to pay for 40 sacks of charcoal.


Angèle's story

Angèle, aged 39, is the married mother of three children, of whom one is still in school. Her husband supports her business, notably in acquiring supplies. As for Angèle, she is busy selling charcoal and has been doing so for about ten years. This business remains the household’s main source of income. One of the conditions for business development is having an adequate inventory allowing for customer needs.

She is currently on her third loan. The market is solid. Her goal is to acquire a sewing machine to diversify her income sources.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.


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