A loan of $650 helped to build up her stock of beverages and buy chairs.


Valerie's story

Valerie is a 38-year-old woman and the mother of a family. She has been running a bar-restaurant in a district in the capital for four years already. There, she sells hygienic beverages and food. She has acquired experience in this domain over the course of time, and this has enabled her to earn a considerable customer base. Unfortunately, her meager inventory prevents her from satisfying the customer demand appropriately. Thus, her customer base has shrunk significantly resulting in a drop in sales and therefore in her profits, too.

She is requesting this new loan to be able to purchase more cases of beverages and also some chairs to expand her business.This will enable her to retain customer and earn more, but to be more exact, to increase her sales and her profits as well. The profits will allow her in part to expand her business and to renovate it, as well as to meet family needs.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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