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A loan of $325 helped to buy food products.


Kadiatou's story

Born in 1980 in Fana, Kadiatou lives in a rural community in Oelesselbougou.with her husband and six children in a nuclear family Not having had a chance to advance in her studies, Kadiatou started earning a living early on. She is on her first individual loan intended for stocking up on condiments and food staples for sale. She stocks up once a week in Bamako. With this loan, she plans to buy 60 kg [132 lbs] of condiments and yams.
She hopes to earn an average monthly revenue of 20,000 West African francs, which will be used to repay her loan and invest in her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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