A loan helped to buy twelve sacks of wood charcoal to resell.


Melanie's story

Madame Melanie is 56 years old, she has five dependent children and her husband is a driver. In the context of family financial support, her husband entrusted her with a small amount to use to sell wood charcoal. These days her business works well and contributes to the family's expenses. She is asking for the loan to supply herself with a considerable quantity of wood charcoal, with the goal of satisfying her clientele and ensuring her family's survival.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Anderson.


This loan is special because:

It supports women who escaped violence in other parts of DRC.



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