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A loan of $1,025 helped to cover the customs fees for her merchandise.


Narou's story

Ms. Narou lives on Senegalese territory. She is 61 years old and has been active for ten years in commerce selling various goods (scarves, clothing, and dyed fabrics). She chose this business out of concern for acquiring revenues and for supporting herself, as well as her family.

Since August 2005, Ms. Narou has been a member of the U-IMCEC branch office in the town where she lives. She has already benefited from six previous loans.

She is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to clear her merchandise from customs. The profit her business generates has previously enabled her to settle many family problems.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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