A loan of $125 helped buy 4 dozen dresses, 8 dozen skirts and 18 dozen bras.


Bella's story

27-year-old Bella is the married mother of two children and lives in the Avépozo neighborhood. She has a business buying and selling used clothes and beauty products. Bella resupplies twice a month at the Akodessewa market and the main market in Lomé, and resells under a shed at her home. Bella is requesting a loan to expand her business, so she can satisfy her customers and make more profit.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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