A loan of $950 helped to build up her small business.


Raby's story

Raby T. is a 58-year-old woman. She is a widow and mother of one child and also takes care of her granddaughter. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois de Vélingara-Ouest2 for seven years and has good experience concerning credit, having benefited from it 14 consecutive times. She sells peanuts; she collects her goods from neighboring villages to resell them at the weekly markets. Her goal is to be able to meet her needs and to secure enough food for herself, her child and her granddaughter.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



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