A loan of $575 helped to purchase 5 pigs at 50,000 francs CFA to resell.


Rossa's story

Rossa is a 53-year-old woman who is a widow and currently supporting her 4 children, two girls and two boys. She is a woman with unfailing will and determination.

Rossa is in the business of selling various products: palm oil, lemon juice, seafood, and also pigs which she buys for resale in a neighboring country. She enjoys a large amount of experience in this business after having been in this line of work for several years.

With this loan, Rossa plans to purchase 5 pigs at 50,000 francs CFA for resale. The proceeds of her business will allow her to save and to guarantee the support of her family above all else.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips



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