A loan of $1,050 helped promote her commercial activity.


Harry's story

Harry D. is a 53-year-old widow with three children to care for. She has been a member of the Vélingara Foulbé2 “Banc Villageois” loan group for 6 ½ years and has had 13 previous experiences with credit loans. Her loan allows her to develop a small business selling palm oil.

She buys her product at the big weekly market covering the whole sub-region, and resells it in the capital or other regions to the North of the country. Her ambition is to ensure her family is taken care of.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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