A loan of $675 helped to buy traditional cloth (pagnes).


Ayélé's story

Ayélé is a 43 year old woman. She is married to a solider. She has 2 children that both go to school. The oldest is 25 years old and the youngest is 20 years old. Ayélé has been working as a reseller since 2008. She buys and resells traditional cloth (pagnes) to her customers in her home. She is the only one involved with her business. Ayélé has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy and resell the traditional cloth (pagnes). She wants to increase her business revenue. In the coming years, Ayélé would like to become a wholesaler of traditional cloth (pagnes). She says, with the profits, she will provide schooling for her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Yvonne English



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