A loan of $1,000 helped to buy traditional dress and fabrics.


Akoélé's story

Akoélé is a dressmaker and has been selling traditional fabrics and bazins in a shop since 2001. She has three children aged ten, seven and two years old. Two of them attend school. Akoélé is 36 and is married to a storekeeper. To meet her customers' demands, she requests a second loan from WAGES to purchase more merchandise. She has ten people helping her and in the future she would like to expand her business and build houses for renting.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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