A loan of $350 helped to purchase more tubers of yam to sell.


Queen's story

Queen sells yams at the Market in Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria. She sells yams at wholesale and retail prices to make a living. Yams can be eaten boiled, roasted or fried. She is a widow with 4 children and she is 60 years old. With the profits she makes in her business, she supports her children in their school and business. She is requesting for a loan amount of 50,000 to purchase more tubers of yam to sell. She says thanks to all Kiva lenders.



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