A loan of $300 helped to increase her stock of supplies (sacks of maize and cassava root).


Marie Therese's story

Marie Therese is a 40-year-old woman with children. She runs a retail business selling fresh and dried foods (she processes cassava root and maize into flour) at a local market. She would like to substantially increase her stock of supplies (sacks of maize and cassava root) to avoid the recurring shortages that she has been experiencing.

This loan will allow her not only to meet the needs of a growing customer base, but also to bolster her profits. These profits will help her to provide for her large family, which she supports. In the long term, she will also expand her business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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