A loan of $625 helped to purchase thiouraye (local incense), perfumes, clothing and shoes for sale to her clientele.

Ngoné Sadio's story

Ngoné Sadio is a good woman who has been an active merchant for the past seven years. Her merchandise includes thiouraye (local incense), perfumes, clothing and shoes that she sells in her district and the surrounding area. Ngoné Sadio has a regular and diverse clientele, and is not responsible for any familial expenses aside from her individual needs.

Ngoné Sadio starts her day at 8 am and finishes working at 4 pm. With this loan, she will be able to increase her stock of merchandise and satisfy each and every one of her customers. Ngoné Sadio's ambition is to have various merchandise in stock in order to diversify her business and maximize her income. She also wants to increase her capital to achieve financial independence.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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