A loan of $1,000 helped a member to buy 90 pairs of shoes and 10 pieces of pagne (bright West African cloth) to sell.


Nerwaya Group's story

DJENEBOU is the leader of the Nerwaya group. She is doing very well. She is married, the mother of 4 children. She has a 19 year old and 14 year old son. Three children go to school and she has 12 dependents.

Djenebou has been selling shoes and pagnes for 12 years. She gets her stock at the markets in the city.

With the awarded money she plans to buy 90 pairs of shoes and 10 lengths of pagne to resell.

She would like to use the earnings from the loan for savings. She dreams of buying a plot of land and improve their living conditions.

In this group: Djenebou, Zoinabo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo


This loan is special because:

It empowers borrowers to grow their businesses.



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