A loan of $675 helped to buy 10 sacks of rice, 5 sacks of cabbages, 10 cases of olive oil, 8 bottles of butane gas, 10 cases of carbonated soft drinks.

Fatou's story

The borrower [Fatou] is a mature woman who is very enterprising. After several years of work, she was successful in finding a good location, well positioned in the town center, to open a restaurant. In it, she serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to a group of customers whose demand continues to increase. Her business brings in a monthly revenue large enough to take care of her family's academic, dietary and medical expenses and also the payment of her rent, water and electricity bills. She is a member of [U]IMCEC, where she is asking for a loan of 300,000 francs in order to increase her stock and buy sacks of vegetables, cracked rice and condiments. Her ambition is to open a new fast food restaurant to make hamburgers, as well as local shawarma [a type of sandwich/wrap] and fataya [a traditional Chicken dish].

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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