A loan of $850 helped to buy soap, spaghetti, sugar and beverages.

Zénabou's story

Zénabou, aged 25, is married to an electrician and the mother of one child. She has been running a restaurant in Bé since 2008. She is well known for her culinary talent. She has many customers who come from various neighborhoods in town to her place and have a meal. Zénabou came to the microfinance institution WAGES and applied for her first loan in order to buy ingredients for her dishes and beverages.

In the years to come Zénabou wants to have a happy family. She intends to use her profit to buy a plot of land.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris

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