A loan of $225 helped to buy thread and accessories needed to make embroidered pagnes (traditional wrap-around clothing.

Modou's story

Modou is an entrepreneur. He is single and has financial responsibility for his mother and three brothers. He makes and sells embroidered pagnes (traditional wrap-around clothing). Modou has more than three years' experience in this business. He will use his loan to buy thread and the accessories which he needs to make embroidered pagnes. He finishes his working day at 3pm.

Modou lives several kilometres away from the field partner, and this will be his first loan with them.

With the help of the field partner, Modou would like to expand his business, and buy new materials to increase his profitability.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder

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