A loan of $450 helped to buy sewing notions..


Badassawé's story

Aged 36 and the mother of two children, Badassawé is married to a trucker. She is a trained seamstress and also sells sewing notions such as thread, cloth, etc. She buys her merchandise in Lomé and resells it in her workshop in one of the city neighborhoods. She is a courageous woman who struggles on a daily basis to maintain her household.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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