A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase grain to make baby porridge.

Bilkiss's story

Bilkiss is a 27-year-old single woman. She has one twelve-year-old child who attends school. She has been working in retail sales since 2000. She sells grains and baby porridge for all the customers at the market. She purchases her products in Lomé. She works alone. At this time, she has no difficulty. Bilkiss requested her fourth loan from WAGES in order to purchase corn, fonio, beans and sugar. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the years to come, Bilkiss would like to increase the size of her business. She says that she plans on using the profits to ensure a happy future for her child.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chelsea Rosendale

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