A loan of $1,275 helped to buy pagnes (traditional, wrap-around clothing) for resale.


Batchana's story

Batchana is a 42-year-old, married, woman entrepreneur. She sells pagnes (traditional, wrap-around clothing) at the market, and has done this since 2004. Batchana has requested this loan from the field partner, WAGES, in order to buy more stock. The end of year celebrations are approaching and she would like to invest in her business in order to create further income, and provide more for her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder



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