Positive result after two years
Linas Ideas innovates thanks to a digital embroidery machine but also through self-training. «I like to create. I love to imagine and then materialize this creativity on a material». After two years of work, the result is relatively positive. «In terms of progression, I am doing better than when I started. I can create more models as soon as I have an order; I do my best to satisfy the customer in terms of choice, quality and delivery time.» That said, the challenges are still numerous, starting with the supply. «My main problem is to get the raw material that is the textile. I have difficulties to have certain qualities. Also, I work with what is available while hoping to find better one better day.»
Meanwhile, Aminata Sinka has an appreciated strong skill, leadership. As evidence, her association «Club Jeune Femme Leader» that launched last year. She explains that the idea came to her because of the difficulties she encountered in the field as a young entrepreneur. «There was a moment when I found myself alone with my problems not knowing who to talk to. I realized there were other women living in the same situation as me. Joining a club allows us to take action and overcome our difficulties.» Today, the club has undertaken many actions, including training on self-confidence and the maintenance interpersonal relationships.