A loan of $1,025 helped to buy a new sewing machine.

Sittouna.f.z.'s story

Sittouna F. Z. is married and lives in Senegal. She is 56 years old.
She works as a seamstress, but at the same time she is also involved in retail and sells local juices, water, newspapers and various other items. She has 20 years of experience working in her field, which she chose following the advice of her older sister.
What she enjoys the most is the beauty of the outfits she creates and the profits generated from her activity. She has been a member of the local UIMCEC branch since December 2011. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy a new, more efficient sewing machine which will render her sewing business more cost-efficient.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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