A loan of $300 helped to buy shoes and bags to resell.

Marie Madeleine's story

Marie Madeleine, married and mother to 3 children, has been trading in shoes and bags for three years. She also works as a housekeeper in a parish of the town.

The loan will allow her to buy shoes and bags from Gambia to come resell them in the neighborhood. She has a loyal clientèle who orders before she travels which saves her time.

Marie Madeleine has no dependents, she is lucky to have a spouse who completely takes care of the household's daily expenses. Her profit will allow her to diversify her products.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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