A loan of $550 helped to buy cosmetics.

Sokhna's story

Sokhna is a 35-year old woman. She is divorced and has one child, who is in her care. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois (village group fund) since 27 October 2008. She belongs to the "Takku Ligueye" solidarity group.

She is a hairstylist by profession. At her hair salon, she intends to develop a small business selling cosmetics. In addition, she makes wigs that she exports abroad.

With her new loan of 275,000 francs CFA, she is going to the strengthen her business by buying more cosmetics and hair extensions to make her wigs.

Her goal is to expand her small business in order to reach more clients. Her profits will allow her to take care of her son and increase her savings at the Banc Villageois.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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