A loan helped to buy 50kg of rice, 4 bags of charcoal, 40 liters of oil, and 8 boxes of pasta.


Alphonsine Viviane Sylvie's story

Alphonsine is a 35-year-old widow with 4 children—2 are in school, and 2 are not yet school aged. She has had a small restaurant near her home since 2017.

Her business is growing, but she needs to make some changes to her offerings in order to attract more customers. Alphonsine is requesting this loan to buy a variety of ingredients, including 50 bags of rice, 40 liters of oil, 8 boxes of pasta, and 4 bags of charcoal.

Her goal is to grow her business so that she can improve her quality of life.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Samantha Sullivan.


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