A loan of $800 helped to buy "pagnes" [colorful wrap around fabric], shoes, jewelry and various items.


Kossiwa's story

Kossiwa is 35-years old; she is a seller of “pagnes” [colorful wrap around fabric] and other various items. She is facing some difficulties with her business and dreams of being able to rent a real shop to provide financial help to her family (she is married to a freight worker and is the mother of four children, two of them in school.)

A loan would allow her to fulfill this dream and would radically change her situation that is now unstable.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment



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