She has been selling baby layettes and African print cloth ("pagnes") for 10 years. She buys her wares in Lomé (TOGO). Her customers are women and men. She wants to buy 30 outfits made of simple African print cloth and 15 made of African print on damask.
Mme Salamata is saving to educate her child and build a house for them to live in. Her ambition is to put aside savings to grow her business and to take care of her child.
Elle vend des layettes et des pagnes depuis 10ans. Elle s’approvisionnement à Lomé au TOGO. Ses clients sont les femmes et les hommes.
Elle veut s’acheter 30 complets pagnes simples et 15 pagnes bazins.
Mme économise pour l’éducation de son enfant et pour la construction de leur maison d’habitation. Elle ambitionne épargner pour agrandir son activité et s’occuper de son enfant.
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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