A loan of $225 helped to buy fabric and shoes for resale.


Mariame's story

Mrs. Mariame lives near our branch office. She is married and has one 12-year old child. She is a vendor and sells fabric and shoes. Mariame has two years of experience in this work. She works from 5 to 7 PM as she is the one taking care of the household chores. She helps her husband with household expenses and her children’s school costs. She need this loan in order to expand her merchandise stock and meet customer demand. In the future, she would like to open a shop specializing in high-quality fabric in order to be able to increase her revenues and improve her family’s life conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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