A loan of $1,000 helped to invest in her husband's hardware business.


Ndeye's story

Ndeye is a 43-year-old woman, married and the mother of three boys. She has been a member of Banc Villageois for six [loan] cycles. Her husband is in possession of a hardware business, where he sells building materials. Ndeye has partnered with her husband in order to better develop this business, which consists of the sale of building materials. She has been running this business in a partnership with her husband for about four years. Her new loan of 500,000 CFA francs will allow her to strengthen her husband's hardware business, which they are expanding together in a partnership. The profits gained from their business will allow them to take financial responsibility for their familial needs, such as food, health, clothing, etc.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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