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Le Reveil Group

BOGODOGO, Centre, Burkina Faso / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy one bale of pagnes [traditional fabrics] and 20 dozen children's outfits for resale, and to reinvest the profits in her work.


Le Reveil Group's story

Fatimata is the leader of the Le Reveil group. Married, she is mother of four children, the eldest being 22 years old and the youngest two months old; three are in school and she has seven dependents.

She has been selling children's clothing, shoes, pagnes [traditional decorated clothing fabric], and handbags for 18 years. She gets her supplies from the markets in the city. She would like to buy a bale of pagnes and 20 dozen children's outfits to resell and reinvest the profits in her work.

Fatimata would like to reinvest her income in her business. She aims to build a house to live in on her plot of land and to help her husband with their children's education.