A loan of $225 helped to buy vegetables for resale.


Khardiatou Oumar's story

This lady is 50 years old and married with three children between 9 and 15 years old. Her name is Khardiatou Oumar and she has been selling vegetables for eight years now. She is renewing a loan of 100,000FCFA to buy a large quantity of vegetables as her customer base has grown in the mean time. She does not have any family expenses to cover apart from her own personal expenses. The loan will have an impact on her way of doing thingssince she manages to save money now and repay her loan. She is even thinking of taking up animal fattening, by gradually buying young cows who can reproduce.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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