A loan of $1,000 helped purchase oil and merchandise to stock a small grocery store.


Astou's story

Astou D. is 39 and married with five dependent children. She has been a member of the Mbousnack village council for 6 years. She would like to augment her small retail business by buying some oil and merchandise to stock a small grocery store. She would like to increase her capital in order to increase her revenues. She plans to repay the loan after six months with a single payment.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Pamela Poole



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