A loan of $75 helped to buy and sell vegetables and fish products in a municipal market.


Absa's story

Madame Absa is married and mother to seven children; she is 50 years old and experienced in the sale of vegetables and fish products. Her main responsibility is to support her husband with the daily expenses. Absa has 20 years of experience in this business. She starts work in the market at 8am and finishes at 3pm. Despite her age, Absa is courageous and plans to use this loan to increase her revenue in order to meet demand and also to improve the living conditions of her family. She wants to renovate her bedroom and strengthen her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin



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