A loan of $400 helped buy fabrics to be dyed and resold to her customers.

Oumou Samba's story

Mrs. Oumou is a great 65-year-old lady who is a dyer by profession and is involved in selling dyed fabrics. She has 30 years' experience in the business.

She is married and mother of three children aged 40, 35 and 25 years. She manages her family responsibilities.

She starts her day at 8 am to finish at 12 noon. Mrs. Oumou is requesting this loan to increase her stock of goods and meet the needs of her customers.

In the future she wants to open a shop to improve her family's living conditions and sustain her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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