A loan of $625 helped to buy shoes to resell.

Yaye Diama's story

Madam Yaye Diama is a married woman who has been living in Sénégal for several years. She works in the commerce sector and has been selling shoes for 3 years. She is a member of the branch of the UIMCEC of the zone where she lives, with which she is requesting a loan of 300,000 frs for the purchase of shoes to resell. Her intention is to further develop her business and to strengthen the income that she makes. The growth of her profits through the loan that she is granted will allow her to diversify the items that she sells and to start selling handbags and fabric. In addition her objective is to strengthen the level of her savings and also to contribute to the improvement of the nutritional conditions of her family. Her future project consists in acquiring a cantine in the market where she would be able to display her merchandise.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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