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Total loan: $550


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ZIGUINCHOR, Ziguinchor, Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to bolster her business by buying milk powder to produce curdled milk.

Fatoumata's story

The mother of seven children of whom three are in school, FATOUMATA is 40 years old and lives with her children and husband. A vendor of curdled milk for over fifteen years, she makes her rounds of the neighborhood on foot everyday, with a tub balanced on her head, selling her milk products in 1-liter containers.

Her business is doing well. And she wants to bolster it by buying powdered milk to make into curdled milk. Having these plans, she is asking for a loan.

With her earnings, she manages to cover her children’s schooling costs and to lend a hand to her husband in meeting family needs. She is highly ambitious, since she wants to build a modern facility for keeping and selling milk and milk products.