A loan of $825 helped to buy sacks of charcoal.


Kouamé's story

Kouamé is a 42 year old man. He is married to a retailer. He has 2 children, both in school. The elder is 7 and the younger 5 years old. Kouamé has worked as a driver/retailer since 2010. He sells sacks of charcoal door to door and is assisted by 1 person. Kouamé has requested this first loan with WAGES in order to buy sacks of charcoal. He wants to diversify the merchandise. In the coming years, Kouamé would like to expand the business and take care of the family's food requirements.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton



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