A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fabric which she will make into shirts, dresses, wrappers and trousers.

Awa's story

Awa is a widow and the mother of 3 children. She lives in a community in the area that the UIMCEC branch is located in. She manages group meetings at her home and at her own expense. She needs the loan in order to buy fabric that she makes into dresses, shirts and trousers that she then sells to her customers.

Awa has a shop located at her community's market. She starts her workdays at 9 in the morning and finishes at midnight. She is the one who covers her family's daily expenditures. She has 9 years experience in her line of work. She would like to increase her income so that she can increase her working capital.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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