A loan of $1,100 helped to invest in home refurbishments.


Fatou's story

Fatou S. lives in Yoff, a town of Dakar. She is 31 years old. She has been an educator in the preschool for over five years. After getting her secretarial training she could not find a job, so S. decided to get another degree, in education this time. Subsequently she was recruited in a preschool institution. She is a member of the Yoff group since January 2004. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to refurbish her parents kitchen. This loan will help to improve the living condition of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer MONICA URBAN



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