A loan of $625 helped to buy 10 outfits made of damask and 30 outfits made of Hytarget traditional cloth.


Setou's story

Mme SETOU is married and the mother of 2 children. The elder is 10 and the younger 8 years old. They both go to school. She has 4 dependents. She has been selling damask 'pagnes' for 30 years. She buys her stock in Mali. Her customers are both men and women. She wants to buy 10 outfits made of damask and 30 outfits made of Hytarget traditional cloth. She retains her profits as savings. Her ambition is to open a shop and to assure her childrens' education.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton



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