A loan of $850 helped to purchase some fruit and vegetables to resell.

Penda's story

Ms. Penda, aged 42, is a married mother of a family. She has been working in the commerce of fruit & vegetables for over five years. She is set up at the market, where she has a stall, as seen in the photo. She is a regular borrower at IMCEC, since she is on her fifth loan. With this loan, she is going to purchase some fruit (pineapples, mangoes), and vegetables (cucumber, fresh tomatoes, bell peppers) to resell.

Penda helps to cover household expenses and is a very ambitious woman with plans to go above and beyond in preparing her workplace, so as to attract more customers.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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