A loan of $1,425 helped to buy food products to sell.


Marème's story

Marème is 29 years old, married and the mother of two girls. Her main business is selling food products. She has had a shop in her neighborhood for three years and is very popular in her area.

She will use her loan to buy 150 liters of oil, six bags of rice, three packages of coffee, five cartons of fruit juice, three bags of onions, a sack of potatoes, a sack of sugar and 50 kg of powdered milk. Her products will be available in her shop to sell to her regular customers.

With her income, Marème will be able to pay for her and her family's needs, and save to grow her business. She pays her electric bills, and her authorized employee to replace her in the shop.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Mary Lou Bradley.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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