She has been selling cakes and "pagnes" (pieces of colorful fabric) for the past three years. She gets her supplies in the surrounding shops. Her customers are shopkeepers (men and women).
She wants to buy for herself two sacks of flour, two containers of oil, a bag of sugar and five sets of "pagnes".
Aminata saves her profits and her ambition is to improve her business and help her husband out with the household expenses.
Mme vend de gâteaux et pagnes depuis 03 ans. Elle s’approvisionne dans les boutiques environnantes. Ses clients sont les boutiquiers (hommes et femmes).
Elle veut s’acheter 02 sacs de farine, 02 bidons d’huile un sac de sucre et 05 complet de pagnes.
Elle épargne ses bénéfices. Mme ambitionne améliorer son activité et aider son mari pour les charges de la famille.
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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