A loan of $1,000 helped to buy general food products.


Zaratu's story

A young woman of 28 years old, Zaratu is a mother of two children and is married to a retailer. Her eldest child is 6 years old and goes to school. The younger child is 3 years old and does not yet go to school.

Zaratu has been a retailer of general food products since 2009. She procures her supplies in Lomé. She is helped by one other person.

With this first loan, Zaratu is going to buy staple goods, earn a profit and meet the basic needs of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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