A loan of $1,075 helped to buy 15 hogs.


Helene's story

Ms. Hélène N. is a 61-year-old woman. She is married and the mother of seven children. She also has three of her grandchildren in her care. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois of SAINTE ANNE2 since June 22, 2004. Hélène fattens pigs as her main business. And as her secondary business, she sells ice cream and ice. She has been raising pigs for over ten years. Her loan will enable her to buy 15 hogs for bolstering her livestock business and covering the cost of electricity associated with the selling of ice cream and the ice. Hélène's goal is to boost her savings and to help support her family by buying food and covering her children’s schooling costs.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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