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A loan of $600 helped buy various fabrics to display in her stall for sale.


Aminata's story

Mrs. Aminata, 41 years old, has been active in retail commerce for seven years. She is married and has three children who are 15, 8 and 5 years old.

Aminata has two stalls in the local market where she sells various kinds of fabrics. For the third time she is requesting a loan of 300, 000 FCFA to buy goods and stock up her two stalls in order to continuously satisfy her customers.

She supports her husband with daily expenditures. She has the ambition to open up another stall to maximize her profits.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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