A loan of $1,000 helped to buy hair extensions, cosmetics, and fabrics.


Sofiatou's story

Sofiatou is 34 years old and she is married to a man named Théodore. The couple have three dependent children who all attend school. In addition to their own, they also have two other children in their care. Sofiatou and her husband handle together the various household responsibilities.

Sofiatou did not go to school, but she did learn the trade of hairstyling, an activity she has been practicing passionately for about ten years, and which allows her to earn significant income. To better provide for her children, Sofiatou also sells fabrics and cosmetics from her shop as a secondary activity.

Sofiatou gets her stock in Nigeria and Togo. This first loan will help her to bolster her activity and better meet customer demand.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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