A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase a specialty embroidery sewing machine.


Barra's story

Barra is married and the father of four children. He has been a tailor for 10 years. He started his business with just one sewing machine which he bought on credit. But today he has four machines and employs three young people from his neighborhood. His business has been profitable especially on nights before special holidays. He is able to take care of his family with the profits from his business. To improve the quality of his services, he is requesting a loan of 500,000 cfa francs to purchase a specialty embroidery sewing machine. His goal is to open another workshop.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye



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