A loan of $250 helped to purchase stock of rice, beans, and sugar.


Memsa's story

Memsa is a woman with five children, married to Bakari, who repairs bicycles. Four of their children are in school while the other is still young. For the last 8 years, she has been operating a food stall, selling to the general public. Other sources of livelihood include the sale of coconuts.

Memsa dreams of opening a restaurant in future. She describes market competition to be her major challenge. She owns a house that has electricity but no piped water. She intends to use her loan to purchase stock of rice, beans, and sugar.



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