A loan of $1,075 helped to buy 17 tons of melon.

Alphonse's story

This borrower is married and has 6 children: 2 girls and 4 boys. Four of his children attend school. His business is selling fruit throughout the year. He stocks up in the countries in the subregion and resells his products retail, wholesale direct to the public and wholesale, according to the customer. His business allows him to feed his family and cover their most essential needs.

The borrower is currently requesting a loan for 500,000 francs to buy products from the fields in the south of the country. His ambition is to enlarge his financial capacity so that he can increase his business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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