Aged 41, Mamie is a Congolese retailer who has been specialising in the sale of food products commonly called “fresh food” for nearly 22 years now. Unfortunately, four years ago, she was robbed by armed bandits who stole her capital and goods.
Traumatized and deprived of her cash flow, this mother of three kids confided in one of her friends who urged her to turn to the services of Baobab. She quickly became a customer and received her first loan. Being resourceful and experienced in the retail trade, she made good use of her financing. Today, she has left the market stalls to build premises that house her store and a cold room to keep her food fresh.
Thanks to Baobab’s support, she has gone from being a retailer to a wholesaler and now employs four people. Happy and fulfilled, she regularly shares her experience with other retailers around her. As a true ambassador of Baobab, Mamie constantly recommends the brand to other entrepreneurs facing difficulties in their business. Her dream now is to own several cold rooms and become a reference in the fresh food sector.