A loan of $400 helped to buy a refrigerator.

Salimata's story

Ms. SALIMATA is a merchant who lives in Senegal. She has been active for over ten years in selling juices, cream, and ice. Her business enables her to meet the needs of her five children, 5 to 14 years old.

She has already repaid a loan with the microfinance institution U-IMCEC. She is requesting a loan of 200,000 francs CFA for buying another refrigerator to enlarge her business, which brings in revenues. In the future, she plans to start up a business selling fabrics, which is a very lucrative business in her town.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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