A loan of $350 helped to buy new merchandise in order to increase the variety of products she sells.


Fatuma's story

Fatuma is a widow and the mother of five children. In 2002, she opened her own grocery store to help her husband make their living. Fatuma is a hard worker with a very good reputation. Today, Fatuma is applying for a loan from Kiva's partner Yehu. She wants to buy new merchandise for her business, in order to increase the variety of products she sells. Fatuma is always responsive to her customers' requests in order to keep them loyal and pleased. She hopes to turn her shop into a supermarket and she is willing to open a bakery in the future.



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