A loan of $600 helped purchasing traditional fabrics for resale.


Damba's story

T. Damba is a very energetic woman whose line of business is selling “pagnes” [traditional colorful fabric] and “basins” [damask-type fabric]. She has three years of experience and her customer base is diverse. Wishing to expand her stock and increase her income, she is seeking her first loan in order to purchase about twenty sets of “pagnes” and a dozen sets of “basins.” She sells her goods as a street vendor. She is single and has one dependent.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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