A loan of $300 helped to buy groundnuts, coffee and various other products.

Meissa's story

The borrower is named Meissa. He is married and a father. He lives in a little town located a few kilometers from the main town. He has been trading for more than 10 years. He starts his day at 7am and finishes it at 10pm at night. This is a recent client and he is on his very first loan. He is requesting a loan of 150,000 FCFA to buy groundnuts and local coffee, which he is going to resell in the neighborhood. With the profits of his business, he will be able to improve the living conditions of his family and support the daily expenses of the home. He dreams of opening a shop in the future.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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