A loan of $1,200 helped purchase fabric and clothes to sell.

Manama's story

K. Manama is a 35-year-old dynamic woman. Manama is married and has 3 children. She lives with her family in Sassandra, a rural city on the southwest coast of Côte d'Ivoire. Manama has been selling fabric and clothes for more than 10 years. She learned the business from her mother and started selling her own fabric when she joined her husband in Sassandra.

Manama is ambitious and wants to have her own income in order to be more independent from her husband and take care of the education expenses of her children. She did not have opportunity to go to school. Her life’s goal is to give her children the opportunity to get a university education, which she was denied.

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