A loan of $600 helped to buy fabrics and beauty products.


Awa's story

Awa lives in Senegal. She is married and has been actively involved in retail business for more than 10 years. For all these years she has been selling jewelry, and thanks to her income, she is able to contribute to the management of her household and she manages to meet her family's day-to-day needs.

Awa is a member of one of the branches of the UIMCEC and she is requesting a loan of 300,000 CFA francs. This loan will be used to boost her economic activity through the purchase of fabrics and beauty products for resale. Awa would like to diversify the types of products that she sells.

With increased profits, Awa will be better able to contribute to the improvement of her family's diet and well-being. Awa would also like to strengthen her savings. In the future, she would like to own a shop where she could run her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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