A loan of $1,475 helped to buy fabrics and sheets.


Maye's story

This woman belongs to a finance group created on July 2, 2011, which includes very solidary members. Most are active in retail.

48-year-old Maye is married and a mother of five, including two boys. Her business is the retail of clothing and sheets.

With this loan, she plans to purchase fifty sheets costing 11,000 XOF each; she retails them for 20,000 XOF. She will also purchase pieces of “Khartoum” fabric costing with the rest of the money to diversify her merchandise.

With the profit, she plans to improve her family’s living conditions by purchasing clothes and improving their alimentation. She will also reinvest in her retail business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



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