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A loan of $1,050 helped increase working capital.


Adama's story

Mrs. Adama S. is 26 years old. She lives in Yoff. She is married, but has no children. Between 1997 and 2000, she trained as a seamstress. In order to meet her needs, she then started a business selling cosmetics. She finds this business very profitable. She has been a member of the Yoff village bank since 2005. She has already repaid 3 previous loans. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 frands to increase her working capital. The loan will serve to buy cosmetics, suits and shoes for women. Increasing her income will improve her social standing.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Eileen Jessop



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