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Mareme's story

Mrs. Mareme G. is 45 years old. She lives in the township of Yoff. She is married and the mother of three, from 6 to 25 years of age. For more than 25 years she has been in business selling fabric. She selected this line of work because it is a profitable activity. In addition, she is employed as a housekeeper within the framework of a program for child and family support services in Diamalaye. She joined the Yoff mutual fund in February 2006. She is seeking a loan of 100,000 West African francs in order to purchase merchandise for reselling to clients. Her goal is to increase her revenues and to improve the life conditions of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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