A loan of $325 helped to buy 10 wraps ('pagnes'), 20 shoes and 10 suits.

Fatimata's story

Mme FATIMATA is married and the mother of 4 children. The eldest is 21 and the youngest 17 years old. They all attend school. She has five dependents (her four children plus her husband). She has been selling 'pagnes' (traditional cloths) and shoes for 6 years. She buys her stock in the 'secteur 10' market. Her customers are male and female. She wants to purchase 10 'pagnes', 20 shoes and 10 suits. With her profits, she wishes to strengthen her business. Her goal is to open another covered stall selling 'pagnes'.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton

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