A loan of $750 helped to buy a sewing shop.


Aissatou's story

Aissatou is a single woman who lives with her parents and lives 5 kilometers from the shop. She sews at her workshop and at the market. Aissatou has more than ten years of experience in this business. She is leasing her shop from her landlord, who would like to sell it for a good price. She would like a loan of 350,000F to buy it. She starts her day at 8AM and ends at 7PM. She helps her parents in managing daily expenses, their shop location, and paying their employees. In the future she hopes to increase her profits and improve her parents' living conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Brianne S



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