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A loan of $425 helped to buy pagnes (colorful wax cloth), hair extensions, and food products.

Ablavi's story

Ablavi lives with her spouse and their four year old child in Lome. To lend a strong hand to her spouse in the household expenses, she started selling food products, pagnes (colorful wax cloth) and hair extensions in a store. She has had this business since 2011. Having clients from various parts of Lome and not being able to satisfy them anymore, she is asking for a first loan to buy merchandise. The profits from these sales will allow her to grow her store and provide for her child's education.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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