A loan of $1,200 helped to buy "pagnes" and sewing supplies.


Ame's story

Ame is the mother of two children, aged 13 and 8, who both go to school. She is 40 years old and married to a driver. In order to help her husband provide for the family, she is taking a first loan with WAGES. She will use her loan to buy some "pagnes" (colorful West-African fabrics) and sewing supplies. She has been adding this retail business to her main professional activity (sewing) since 2006. With the profits from her sales, she wants to ensure the development of her activity and the well-being of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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