A loan of $1,025 helped to buy items for her business to bolster her stall inventory.

Beatrice's story

A client aged 39, married and the mother of a son of nine years old, she got into business about eight years ago when she finished her university studies.

Among the first clients of Hope, she has already received three loans and she has always had a great capacity for reimbursement and has put aside considerable savings. Her income has gone up a lot and she makes sales for on average between 25,000 and 100,000 francs per day.

For this fourth loan, she will persevere in buying more merchandise and continue selling various sorts of goods such as salted fish, smoked fish, grocery items. She has cookies, yogurt, everything her customers are looking for.

Always motivated by her business, she intends to go far, attain her objectives, and become a businesswoman.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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