A loan of $1,225 helped to buy sheep to raise and then resell.

Balle's story

Balle is 33 years old, married and a father of a family. He lives 7 kilometers from a branch [of UIMCEC]. Balle has been raising livestock for a living for ten years. He starts his day at six in the morning and finishes at ten at night.

Balle is asking for a loan of 600,000 francs to buy sheep, which he will raise and then resell in the weekly markets and on religious holidays.

In the future, Balle wishes to increase his earnings in order to improve his family's living conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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