A loan of $800 helped to buy a cow for resale.


Faustin's story

Faustin is 41 years old, married and has seven children, the oldest of whom is 20 years old and the youngest one year old. Faustin has finished three grades of primary school. With this loan he wants to buy a cow to resell it later to the slaughterhouse. The issues with repayment are related to illness and accident. His strategy is to buy and resell cattle and also raise livestock. His goals for the business is to have his own farm; as to his family, he wants to pay for his children’s schooling.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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