A loan of $1,050 helped to purchase fruit (oranges and bananas).


Kossiwa's story

Kossiwa is a 45-year-old woman who is married to a merchant. She has three children, including two in school. She is a retailer and sells fruit (oranges and bananas) to all comers. She sells at the Akodésséwa market. She started operations in 1993. She is asking for her first loan from WAGES to sell fruit and to purchase a plot of land. She envisions increasing her sales and ensuring the right education for her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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