For the last 20 years, she has been selling "pagnes" (colorful African cloth). She obtains her supplies in Lomé, Togo. Her customers are guests of the Hotel Splendide and passers-by, as she is a walking salesperson.
With the money from the loan, she wants to buy 1 bale of "pagnes." The profit will be used to increase her activity. She also has the goal of opening a large store and educating her children, for a better future.
Mme vend des pagnes depuis 20ans. Elle s’approvisionne à Lomé au TOGO. Ses clients sont les agents de la Splendide Hôtel et les personnes ambulantes car elle est vendeuse ambulante.
Avec cet argent, Mme veut s’acheter 01balle de pagnes.
Elle utilise ses bénéfices pour renforcer son activité. Mme ambitionne ouvrir une grande boutique de pagnes et veut scolariser ses enfants pour un meilleur avenir.
About Micro Start/AFDThis loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.
Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.
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