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A loan of $325 helped to buy chili peppers.

Sebastienne Eugenie's story

Sebastienne is a young woman, 32 years old, engaged to be married, and the mother of three children, from 6 to 16 years old. She has been a merchant at a local market for eleven years. Her meager capital often compels her to purchase two or three bags of chili peppers retail. Having to sell her entire inventory before being able to renew it, she often has inventory shortages which prevent her from satisfying her burgeoning customer base appropriately and from making a significant profit. So she is requesting this loan to purchase more bags (10) of chili peppers enabling her to satisfy her customer and to increase her sales and thus her profits. She will reinvest part of her profits in her business and will save the other part for her children's schooling costs.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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