A loan of $850 helped purchasing potatoes for resale.

Pauline's story

Pauline N. is an entrepreneur. She is 43 years old, a widow, and has eight children ranging from 8 to 23 years of age. She has primary education, and all her children study. She was born in Congo (DRC), but now she lives in Nyabugogo in Rwanda. She is going to use her loan to purchase 50 bags of potatoes. Her business strategy is to save money and to keep taking out loans in order to be financially independent. She would like to have a warehouse for potatoes, and also to add bananas to her business. For her family, she would like to buy

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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