A loan of $525 helped to purchase watermelon and peanut seeds to grow and then sell the produce.

Solace's story

Mr. Solace is a 50-year-old man who is married and a father. He lives 25 km from the branch office and is on his first loan. Solace is a farmer by trade. He is requesting this loan in the amount of 250,000 francs to purchase melon and peanut seeds to grow during the rainy season. He goes to the fields at 9 AM and doesn't come back to the house until 5 PM. Solace manages his family's day-to-day expenses. For the future, he would like to become a potential supplier of fruit & vegetables at the local market.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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