A loan of $1,000 helped to buy some perfumes and "pagnes".


Mélé's story

Mélé, aged 32, is a young woman who is single with no children to support. She works in retail and has been selling perfumes and "pagnes" (colorful West African fabrics) in the harbor area since 2011. She is taking her first loan with WAGES, and will use it to buy some merchandise (pagnes and perfumes) in order to better meet her customers' needs. She wants to reinvest in her business by opening a shop. She also wants to take care of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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