A loan of $175 helped to buy melons.


Maty's story

Maty is a merchant who lives in a town in Western Senegal. She's been a merchant for more than five years. She's seeking a loan in order to bolster her business, by buying melons that she will resell at the market.

With this loan, she wants to turn a profit to have a capital for other businesses she runs in parallel, and also to help her husband in taking care of the family expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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