A loan of $975 helped to buy fabric and haberdashery products.

Ndèye's story

Ndèye is a single woman who was divorced from her first husband a year ago. She does not have any children and lives in a large family house with her two parents and brothers and sisters. Having learnt the sewing trade for three years, she opened a workshop in the market in her town. At the same time she set up a shop there for the sale of haberdashery products and various fabrics, as well as a refrigerator to sell ice-creams. These two activities enable her to provide for her own needs but also to help out with the family's expenses. With a view to increasing her working capital to prepare for the festival season, she is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy fabrics and haberdashery products. Her ambition is to open a large shop to sell fabrics and haberdashery products.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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