A loan of $625 helped purchasing pharmaceutical products: rubber alcohol, Betadine, Betazol, Paracetamol, Chloramphenicol etc.


Marguerite's story

A 49-year old client, single and the mother of six, she launched a business selling pharmaceutical products in order to support her family. She opened a stall with pharmaceutical products at a market near her home. She already had a prior loan and managed it successfully.

She bolstered her business purchasing many products wholesale, such as cough medicine, antibiotics, saline and sugar solutions and other products in high demand.

The second loan will also contribute to the growth of her business. According to her, the new management system. She has learned how to keep a ledger and better manage her stock. She plans to save more in order to be able to obtain bigger loans and achiever her goal of opening a wholesale pharmacy. She makes enough now to be able to pay for her children’s schooling. She is also putting many away for future projects, to help her husband build a house for the entire family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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