A loan helped to buy 35 swaths of pagne (traditional cloth).


Assaba's story

Assaba is a 63 year old single woman. She lives in the neighborhood of Tokoin and has one child in her care. Assaba sells traditional clothing (pagne). She resupplies twice per month at the market. Assaba is requesting this loan to buy swaths of traditional fabric. Assaba plans to make her business more profitable and to make profits in order to meet daily needs and enjoy financial autonomy.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Brett Ray.


This loan is special because:

It supports additional loans for vulnerable populations.



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