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A loan of $600 helped to buy cosmetics.

Ayawa's story

Reseller of cosmetics at the market, Ayawa is 29 years old. She is married to a reseller and has one child who is two years old who does not go to school yet.

In 2003, she started her business which is going well because it helps her to lend a hand to her spouse in taking care of the household responsibilities.

As the demands are becoming greater and greater, she is requesting a third loan from WAGES to buy cosmetics. For the future, she would like to expand her business while taking care of her family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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