A loan helped to buy 19 bags of charcoal.


Blima's story

Blima is 47 years old, married, and has three dependent children. She sells charcoal in her neighborhood. She picks it up twice a month from rural suppliers.

She wants a loan to order bags of charcoal. This way she will be able to satisfy her customers and make enough profit to manage her family’s expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sylvie Pelaprat.


This loan is special because:

It helps vulnerable populations in Togo access credit and grow their businesses.



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