A loan of $625 helped to buy palm oil, peanut oil, and beans.

Thérése's story

Thérèse is a 44-year-old woman. She is married to an architect and has six children.
Thérèse has worked as a retailer of beans for 11 years. She sells to all types of customers, who come to her stand located behind the Bè-Adido catholic church. She buys her products at the local market. Two people help her in running her business.
Thérèse has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy 100 litres of palm oil, four cans of peanut oil, and six bags of beans.
In the coming years, Thérèse would like to strengthen her business. She says that with her profits, she intends to ensure the well-being of her children.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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