A loan of $300 helped to buy cereal and firewood.

Martine's story

Born on January 28, 1970 in Lomé, Mrs. Martine W. is a single mother of two. She sells a local drink that she makes herself from sorghum and water with the aid of firewood. She has been doing this since 1993 and has a lot of customers, mainly farmers and carpenters.Nevertheless, most people enjoy this drink, especially during festive periods. She is requesting a first-time loan to buy two bags of sorghum and five bundles of firewood.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Llewellyn

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