A loan of $850 helped buy Fabric.


Fatoumata's story

Fatoumata, lives in the south of Senegal, is 40 years old, and has three children who are all in private school. One studies at SOS and two at the College of the Sacred Heart in their second and sixth year.
Fatoumata pays for the children's private school and food for her family with her small business.
Fatoumata purchases fabrics and her friend trades between Mali and Senegal, reselling and replacing them until the end of the month when she has a profit.
In the coming years, Fatoumata would like to develop her business and become a big-time trader, traveling to Dubai and Morocco to buy her wares like her friend.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Kate Evans



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