A loan of $1,000 helped buying used clothing, shoes, and some perfrumes.

Fatou's story

Ms. Fatou D. is a 39-year-old woman who is married and the mother of five children. She also supports two other children who are entrusted to her by friends or relatives. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois of WALIDANE since November 19, 2004. She has a small business involving used clothing, shoes, and perfumes. She has had this business for nearly three years.

With her new loan, Fatou is going to buy second-hand clothing for 250,000 francs CFA, some shoes for 130,000 francs, and perfumes 100,000 francs. She is covering the cost of transport at 20,000 francs. Her goal is to help support her family financially while increasing her savings at the same time.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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