A loan of $425 helped sourcing fabric and perfume.


Awa's story

Mrs Awa S. is a 36 year-old divorced mother of two. She has been making a living by selling fabric, perfume, toilet water, peanut butter and palm oil since her divorce six years ago. She has been a member of U-IMCEC since 2008, and this 200 000 FCFA loan to bolster her business is the first that she has requested. Mrs Awa S. aims to use this loan to source fabric and perfume for her clients.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Treharne



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