Update on Oroberesoromandi GroupSafiora is the representative for the Oroberesoromandi Group. She is doing very well. She is married and has five children, the eldest is thirty years old and the youngest is eighteen years old. One of her children attends school.
Safiora has been making pottery for forty years. She buys her supplies in Tougan, Burkina Faso, and sells her products to wholesalers and retailers (men and women).
She will use her loan to buy 30 cartloads of clay. Safiora will reinvest her earnings in her business.
In the future, she would like to buy a motorcycle and provide more for her family.
Mme fait la poterie depuis 40ans. Elle s’approvisionne à Tougan au Burkina. Ses clients sont les vendeurs en gros et détails (hommes et femmes).
Elle veut s’acheter 30charettes d’argile.
Mme veut réinvestir ses bénéfices dans son activité. Elle ambitionne s’acheter un motocycle et mieux s’occuper de sa famille.
Previous Loan DetailsSafiora represents the Oroberesoromandi group. She is going well. Married, she is a mother of five children. The eldest child is 30 years old and the youngest is 18 years old. One child is in school. Safiora has been making pottery for 40 years. She procures her goods in Tougan. Her customers… More from Oroberesoromandi Group's previous loan »
About Micro Start/AFDThis loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.
Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.
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