A loan of $225 helped to buy and sell fabric at the market.

Absatou's story

Absatou is a 26-year-old woman who lives next to the Guichet [loan distribution counter]. She is involved in fabric trade, and has more than 3 years of experience in the domain. She is married and has children. Absatou helps her husband manage their daily expenses and their children’s tuition. She leaves the house at 8 a.m. and returns home at 7 p.m.

She is seeking this loan of 100,000 CFA Francs in order to strengthen her business, expand her stock of merchandise and satisfy her customers. In the future, Absatou hopes to open a large store to increase her income and provide a better life for her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Meredith Rogers

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