A loan of $625 helped to purchase perfumes, cleansing creams, and ready-to-wear clothing.

Mame Fatime's story

Fatime is a 35 year-old, married woman and mother of 2 children, that she cares for.

She has been a member of the banc villageois since its first round of loans.

For a long time, Fatime has been retailing cosmetics (perfumes, cleansing creams) and ready-to-wear clothing. She has a a lot of experience in this domain.

A new, 300000 XOF loan will allow her to purchase perfumes, cleansing creams, deodorants, and other items that she will resell to her friends in the neighborhood.

Fatime says that she will feed and clothe her two children with the help of the profits she will make.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Tamara Kislak

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