A loan of $700 helped to buy fabric, curdled milk and "thiakri".

Faty Arele's story

Faty Arèle is a 44 year old woman. She is divorced and mother of two dependent children. She has been a member of the Villageois Bank since May 14, 2010. She is a member of the BOKK JOM solidarity group. She runs a small business selling fabric, curdled milk and "thiakri" (coucous with milk). She is doing well since she has been in business for many years. With her new loan of 350,000 francs, she will develop her business by increasing her supply of goods (fabric, milk, and "thiakri") to satisfy her customers. Her goal is to take care of the educational and health needs of her two children while building her savings at the Villageois Bank.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh

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