A loan of $1,150 helped promote her fresh fruit business.


Mariama's story

Mariama D., aged 57, is married and the mother of 9 children. She has been a member of Village Bank of BAYOUF since March 2002, and has received 16 loans that have enabled her to develop her own business. She sells seasonal fresh fruit, such as mangos, watermelon and citrus fruits. She uses her income to support her children and send them to school.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Koza



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