A loan of $200 helped to buy shoes for resale.


Mame Marieme Thior's story

Mame Marième Thior lives in Senegal. She is 45 years old, married, and the mother of 7 children whose ages range between 6 and 26 years. She is involved in business and has been selling fabrics and shoes for more than 3 years. She has chosen this activity out of passion, but also for its profitability. She has been a member of one of the local UIMCEC branches since 2009. She is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs. This loan will be used to purchase shoes, which will be resold to her customers. Her goal is to improve the profitability of her business as well as her family's social condition.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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