A loan of $725 helped to purchase peanut butter and some cloth to sell retail.


Astou's story

Ms. Astou is a married woman. She is 55 years old and the mother of two children. She is active in small-scale commerce selling peanut butter and dyed fabrics. With her new loan of 350,000 francs CFA, she is going to spend 30,000 francs for peanut butter and 7,000 francs for 30 lengths of dyed fabrics to sell retail in her district.

She has good experience in this domain for having done it for a long time. The profits earned enable her to bolster her business capital and to meet the food needs of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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