A loan of $1,250 helped a member to buy pearl millet in order to make local beer for sale.


Wend Manekondo Group's story

The Wend Manekondo group just paid off its first Kiva loan. The repayments were made as expected. Bekianbane, the group representative, thanks all Kiva staff and lenders for their support. With this loan, Bekianbane has been able to buy traditional fabrics and "dolo" [traditional fermented beverage] for sale. She earned a revenue allowing her to pay for her children's schooling, cover some family expenses and, first of all, grow her business.

Bekianbane needs another loan to develop her dolo business. Revenues obtained after sales will allow her to open a family savings account for the benefit of her children.

In this group: Bekianbane, Geneviève, Martine, Aminata, Aminata, Maïmounata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.


This loan is special because:

It empowers people in an underserved area to grow their businesses.



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