A loan of $800 helped to buy a sewing, skirting, and over-sewing machine.


Akoélé's story

Akoélé, age 34, is married to a mechanic and doesn't have children. She's a trained seamstress, and has been running this business at her home since 2004.

Her main difficulty is competition. She's seeking her first loan to buy a sewing, skirting, and over-sewing machine, in order to better meet customer demand.

She wants to reinvest in her workshop and have a happy family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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