A loan of $925 helped to buy dried fish for resale.

Maguette's story

The 'banc villageois' was created on 2nd July 2011. The members are all very supportive and dynamic, and most of them work in small sales ventures.

Maguette is a member of the 'banc villageois'. She is 42 years old, married and mother to seven children (of whom two are boys). She has worked selling smoked fish since 2008. She will use her loan to buy 300kg of dried fish, this will cost 390,000 francs CFA. She hopes she will make 510,000 francs CFA. She intends to save some of her profits and use the rest to provide for the needs of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder

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