A loan of $875 helped buy supplies of corn and fire wood.


Akossiwa's story

Born in 1959 in the city of Aklakou, where she resides to this day, Mrs. Akossiwa K., a widow, lives with her five (5) children. She is alone and responsible for the upbringing of her children. From the tiny revenues of her small business of making corn dough, she finds it difficult meeting the needs of her family.


She is requesting a loan to increase her stocks of corn and fire wood and expand her buying power to better serve her customers

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Dave Gibbons


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