A loan of $1,025 helped to buy secondhand clothing and vegetables.


Khar Yalla's story

Mrs. Khar Yalla, age 57, is married and the mother of five children. She has two grandchildren to support. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois since December 2, 2008. She sells secondhand clothing and vegetables. She has a good experience in this field, since she's been running this business for 22 years. With her new XOF 500'000 loan, she will buy secondhand clothing and vegetables. Her profits will enable her to pay her children's school expenses, and help to cover the daily expenses of the family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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