A loan of $650 helped to buy goods to sell.

Yacine's story

Ms. Yacine is a 40-year-old married woman who lives in Senegal. She works two jobs as a hairdresser and a merchant. She chose these jobs for the love of them but also out of concern for supporting herself. She wants to avoid financial dependence. The end of the month and the approach of the holidays translate into highly favorable chances for her work.

Ms. Yacine has been an associate of a U-IMCEC branch since 2009. She is requesting a loan of 300,000 francs for buying goods to sell. Her goal is bolster her working capital. She would like to increase her profits and to find a solution to certain societal problems in her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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