A loan of $300 helped to by goods (juice, mineral water) to resell.

Cécile's story

Cécile is a 49-year-old woman who has 2 children aged 24 and 20 years old. She opened and has managed a small school canteen for 7 years in which she sells African meals and carbonated beverages.

This loan will allow her to increase her stock of the basic ingredients for these meals (rice, taro root, meat, pasta, ndole [bitterleaf]...) and her stock of goods to sell (juice, mineral water...) in order to respond to customer requests and to increase her sales and profits.

She will use a portion of the profits to reinvest in her business, another to buy some land, and another to support the needs of her family (nutrition and education).

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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