A loan of $500 helped to get sufficient supplies of tobacco.

Marème's story

Marème F. is 57 years old, married and mother to five children who are in her care. She has been borrowing money for four and a half years and has had nine consecutive loans. She has a business buying and selling tobacco, and her new loan will allow her to get a large quantity of supplies and expand her customer base in surrounding villages. She is contributing to the improvement of her family's living conditions, in terms of food, health and clothing for instance.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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