A loan of $625 helped develop and promote her small business.


Coumba's story

Coumba M. is a 42-year old woman who is married and mother to five children, all of whom attend school. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois in TAMBACOUMBA for eight years and is its treasurer. She has had 16 consecutive loans which she has always repaid without difficulty. She is developing a small business selling lemon juice, palm oil and oysters. Her aim is to contribute to the improvement in her family's living conditions and to cover part of her children's schooling expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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