A loan helped to buy food products and textiles for resale to her customers.


Fatou's story

Fatou is a producer who works in retail. She lives in a neighborhood of her town, where she works selling textiles and food items. She has requested her third loan to buy and sell palm oil and clothing for men and women, which she will offer to her customers.

Fatou is a married mother, and also helps her husband take care of the household expenses and provide for their children’s education. She has more than 10 years’ experience in this business, and starts work at 8 am, finishing at 6 pm. In the future Fatou would like to increase her income and improve her family’s living conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer anonymized.



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