She has been preparing and selling sumbala for twenty years. She gets her supplies from neighboring villages (Tanghin Dassouri and Baossa). Her clients are women and men.
She wants to purchase five bags of African locus beans to prepare sumbala, as well as one cartload of firewood.
She is putting money aside and pays for her children's school with her savings. Her ambition is to build a house to live in and to enlarge her sumbala sales outlets.
Elle prépare et vend le soumbala depuis 20ans. Elle s’approvisionne dans les villages environnants (Tanghin Dassouri et baossa). Ses clients sont les femmes et les hommes.
Elle veut s’acheter 05 sacs de grains de néré pour la transformation en soumbala et une charrette de bois de chauffe.
Mme épargne et assure la scolarité de ses enfants avec ses économies. Elle ambitionne construire une maison d’habitation et agrandir ses points de vente de soumbala.
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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