A loan of $2,700 helped a member to buy local pharmaceutical products for resale.

Kayiteuli Group's story

The Kayiteuli solidarity group was created on the 8th of May, 2001. It is made of up 10 women who are all retailers and all live in the same area,

Diocko, on the right of the picture with her hand raised, is the group's leader. She is 68 years old, married and the mother of 8 children. She is also responsible for 7 more children which her parents have placed in her care.

Diocko is an experienced retailer who has been selling local pharmaceutical products for over 15 years. This loan will increase her working capital and allow her to restock and develop her business activities. She will use the profits from her business to improve her family's living conditions by buying food and new clothing, paying medical expenses, etc.

In this group: Dioko, Rabiatou, Binta, Tida, Saly, Fatoumata, Fanta, Awa, Olou, Fatoumata B

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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