A loan of $875 helped bolstering her restaurant business.

Bintou's story

Bintou Sané, age 52, is married and has ten children to support.  She has been a member of Banc Villageois de ALWAR for eight years.  She has taken on this loan to refurbish and reinforce her eatery, where she sells breakfast every morning.  Concurrently, she sells handbags and shoes for women.  The profits she earns enable her to cover the bulk of day-to-day expenses and to support the family's health.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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