A loan of $500 helped to buy a new engine.


Yandé's story

The borrower is a married woman and the mother of 8 children, 3 of whom attend school. She runs a food store in her village. 2 of her sons are fishermen and have a large hand-crafted canoe. They go to sea for 15 days at a time and earn a significant income when the catch is good. The family´s essential needs are taken care of thanks to this fishing activity.

In order to be able to modernise the fishing equipment, this good woman is requesting a loan of 250 000 francs with which she plans to buy a new engine for the canoe. She has already promptly repaid 4 previous UIMCEC loans. Her aim is to build a family home.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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