A loan of $350 helped to buy milk and pearl millet.


Salamata's story

Ms. Salamata is a married mother of two children. The elder is 12 years old, and the younger is 9. Both of them go to school. She has two persons to support. She has been selling milk and yoghurt for fourteen years. She gets her supplies at the Patte d'Oie crossroad in the town of Ouagadougou. Her customers are her friends, neighbors, and those nearby. Ms. Salamata wants to buy 2 bags of milk and 4 bags of pearl millet. She is saving money to bolster her business. Her ambition is to open a large daiguedrom and to help out her husband to take care of her family and the children's education.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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