A loan of $650 helped to buy more charcoal for resale.

Mariam's story

Mariam is 49 years old and is married with four children between 10 and 21 years old. She sells charcoal from 6 a.m until 8 p.m every day per week and she currently employs two people to help her. She has one year of experience in this business.

Mariam has requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to buy more charcoal for resale. She plans to use any profits generated from this loan to satisfy her family's basic needs, to save money for her future and to reinvest in her business.

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