A loan of $425 helped to buy sheets and fabric for resale.


Top's story

Mrs. Top is a 47-year old woman who lives in a Senegalese community. She is married and mother of six children, ages 14 to 25. She has been in business, selling sheets, fabric, and perfume, for over 20 years. She has also been a hairdresser for over five years. She chose these two professions out of passion but also to help her family. She is especially interested in the lucrative aspect of the businesses she is in. She has been a member of the U-IMCEC in her area since January 2009. She is requesting a 200,000 franc loan to buy sheets and fabric to strengthen her business. Her goal is to increase her profits and improve her family's quality of life.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh



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