A loan of $400 helped to increase his stock of phone accessories, as well as phone minutes to sell.


Joseph Jojo's story

Joseph is a 33-year-old man who is engaged to be married. He is a father with two children, aged 6 and 8, who go to school. Joseph is a merchant and has opened a small shop. He has been selling phone accessories and phone minutes there for seven years. His business is due to having a good location and to his experience in this domain. This has enabled him to grow his customer base over the course of time.

Joseph is requesting a loan to increase his stock of phone accessories, as well as phone minutes, thus enabling him to avoid merchandise shortages, with which he is often confronted, since his meager capital compels him to sell a good part of his inventory in order to be able to stock up again. He would not only be able to satisfy his customers further but also to increase his sales and therefore his profits.

He will reinvest part of his profits into his business to expand it. And the rest will allow in to meet the needs of his family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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