A loan of $475 helped develop and expand her little income-generating businesses.


Mariama's story

Mariama T., 54, is the mother of 6 children, all under her care. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois (borrowing group) of MONTAGNE-SUD for two years and has received four consecutive loans. She has a little business selling various items, used sheets, peanut butter, dishes, and raises chickens to sell for meat. Her loan will be used to add to her inventory and raise 50 chickens. She helps her husband support their family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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