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A loan of $1,225 helped to buy loincloths and damasks.

Mounawaratou's story

Mounawaratou is a 39-year-old woman. She is married to a taxi driver and has one 18-year-old child who has received schooling.

Mounawaratou has been selling damasks and loincloths since 2003. She is an itinerant vendor, and she stocks up in Lomé.

Mounawaratou sought her first loan from WAGES in order to buy loincloths and damasks.

In the coming years, Mounawaratou would like to develop her business and ensure a bright future for her family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry

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