A loan of $850 helped strengthen and sustain her activity.


Mbene's story

Mbène D. is a 60-year old woman who is married and has three children. She has been a member of the Village Bank in THILMAKHA for eight and a half years and has had 17 loans, which she has always repaid without any difficulty. Her activity is beef fattening; she buys her animals in markets and fattens them up to resell them after five or six months. This activity generates financial resources which allow her to contribute to the improvement of her family's living conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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