Adama is a weaver. She has been practicing this profession for five years. She buys her merchandise at the Cissin market, in the city. Her clientele is composed of both men and women.
Adama wants to buy one bale of weaving yarn and 1 kg of dye.
Her profits go towards her savings. She would like to become a major maker of pagnes (colorful West-African cloth) and in the long term, as she grows older, she plans to sell weaving yarn and help her husband with the children’s education.
Mme est tisseuse. Elle exerce ce métier depuis 05ans. Elle s’approvisionne au marché de cissin en ville. Ses clients sont les femmes et hommes.
Mme veut s’acheter 01 balle de fils de tisse et 01kg de teinture.
Elle épargne ses bénéfices. Mme ambitionne devenir une grande productrice de pagnes tissés et dans le long terme (vieillesse) vendre les fils de tisse et aider son mari pour l’éducation des enfants.
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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