A loan of $625 helped to purchase foodstuffs ([for her] shop) to sell.

Hawa's story

This woman is named Hawa and she has been selling foodstuffs for six years now. She is 45 years old, divorced, and a mother.

Hawa is on her 3rd loan from UIMCEC and wants to take another to be able to purchase a refrigerator to install in her shop, which is a real shop for her business.

She begins her day at 8am and closes at 11pm. Hawa is an ambitious woman; she saves regularly to one day build her own house.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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