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A loan of $1,100 helped to bolster her capital to grow her business.

Maïmouna's story

Maïmouna D. is a 25-year-old woman, married, and the mother of two children. Since 2004, she has been a member of Banc Villageois de Vélingara Foulbé 2. Since joining the aforementioned organization, she has been developing a small business selling palm oil and seafood products. At home, she has fixed up a hut serving as a store. This business brings in the financial resources enabling her to support her husband by helping to feed and look after the family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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