A loan of $975 helped buy food supplies and bags of coal.


Affiyo's story

Affiyo is a 40 year old woman. She is married to a public official. She has 05 children, 03 of whom are still in school. The oldest is 12 years old and the youngest is 1 and a half years old.
Affiyo has been selling general food supplies and bags of coal since 2000. She serves all kinds of people in her shop. At the moment, her greatest challenge is the competition.
Affiyo has requested her third loan through WAGES in order to buy bags of coal, cans of oil, cartons of condensed milk and other general grocery products. She wants to reinvest any additional profits into her business.
In the coming years, Affiyo would like to sustain her business. She says that she would like to use the profits to invest in the education of her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin



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