A loan of $525 helped to buy 100 shoes.


Helene's story

Hélène is married and mother to two children. The eldest is 15 years old and the youngest 10. They both go to school. Héène has four people in her care. She has been selling shoes for the past five years and gets her supplies from the Sector 10 market. Her customers are women from the neighborhood. Hélène would like to buy 100 shoes. She uses the profits she makes to improve her business and her ambition is to open a shop for her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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