A loan of $225 helped to buy 200kg of smked and dried fish.


Dieynaba's story

Dieynaba is a married woman, who is mother to three children. In order to provide for her needs and to help her husband to cover the family's expenses, she launched herself into selling smoked and dried fish. She gets her supplies in the coastal towns and resells her products on a wholesale bases in inland towns, where they are very rare. She manages to make reasonably good money and has built up savings in her account with U-IMCEC. In order to strengthen her business, she is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs to buy 200kg of smoked and dried fish. Her ambition is to export her products to adjacent countries.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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