A loan of $300 helped to buy a good quantity of firewood.


Marie Bernadette's story

Marie is a 42 year old woman, married and mother to 6 children whose age varies between 21 and 5 years old. She owns and manages a little unit where she has been selling firewood and fresh fish from home for 8 years already in a neighborhood of the city. With this loan she would like to buy a good quantity of firewood in order to avoid stock shortages and satisfy her clientèle and her forecasted results. She will reintroduce part of the profits into her working capital and meet her family's needs (education, nutrition, housing).

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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