A loan of $575 helped to buy soap and some karité (shea butter) to resell.

Fama's story

Ms. Fama is a married Senegalese woman who has been active in commerce since 2008. In the past, she lived in an African country neighboring Senegal but returned to Senegal due to the crisis raging there. She currently purchases various items from this same country and resells them.

Her goal is to bring in the revenues enabling her to help her children at home. With the financing, she wishes to diversify the products she markets and to increase her profits, so as to meet the extra needs of her children.

Her wish for the future is to acquire her own store where she will be able to operate her business conveniently and to display her products.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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