A loan of $775 helped to purchase pagnes [traditional cloth] and damask.


Kossiwa's story

Kossiwa is a single woman with no children.

She has been a traveling saleswoman since 2008. She offers her customers damask and pagnes [traditional cloth]. However, she suffers from a chronic lack of money.

Kossiwa is seeking her first loan from WAGES in order to purchase damask and pagnes. She would like to reinvest the extra profits in her business. Eventually, she also hopes to open a shop and make a profit that can provide for the needs of the family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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