A loan of $300 helped to increase her stock of smoked fish, bananas and fruits.

Jeannette's story

Jeannette is a young 47 year old woman and a mother. She is a shopkeeper and has been selling smoked fish, fruit and bananas according to the seasons at a market in the capital for 3 years. Her business functions well. She has gained an appreciative and loyal clientèle with time. Her clientèle grows day to day due to the good quality of her products and also the prices offered. She doesn't manage to satisfy her clientèle anymore thus the importance of this loan which will not only increase her stock in smoked fish, but also increase her sales especially with the approaching holidays. Her profits will also increase. She will reinvest part of her income in her business and the rest will allow her to meet her needs as well as those of her family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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