A loan of $425 helped to buy a pick-up truck load of plantains.

Cunegonde's story

Cunegonde is a 35 year old woman and a mother. She is a shopkeeper and has been selling fresh food (maniocs, plantains) retail according to the seasons in a local market for 10 years. She has a good knowledge of suppliers, and especially of her clientele which she acquired with time thanks to her experience in this field. But she finds herself constantly with stock shortages because she is obliged to sell all her stock to be able to get more again. This is because of her small capital. She would like to buy a pick-up truck load of bunches of plantains to have a good stock which will allow her to better satisfy the constant demands of her clientele and to avoid stock shortages. She will save her profits to not only expand her business but also to meet the needs of her family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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