A loan of $925 helped to buy vegetables and spices for resale.


Fatou Bintou's story

Mrs. Fatou is a 65-year-ols married woman and mother of four dependent children. She works in small trade, selling vegetables and spices. She has considerable experience in this activity, having worked in this particular sector for a long time. She will use her new loan of 450,000 CFAF to buy onions, peppers, cabbage, carrots, and pepper to sell at retail. Her profits will allow her to help with the household’s daily expenses (water and electricity). She will also increase her savings at the local Banc Villageois.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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