A loan helped a member to buy animals for reselling in order to support their children.


Jèkulu Gnouma I Group's story

Kadia is the president of the Jèkulu Gnouma I Group. She is featured here with her hand on the sheep's horn. She is 52 years old, married, and the mother of three children, one of which attends school. Her husband is a farmer, and she helps him work the fields.

Kadia raises livestock, mainly sheep and cattle. She has over 8 years of experience in this business. Kadia purchases and sells her livestock at the local weekly fairs. She finds raising livestock to be profitable.

The revenue from Kadia's business allows her to cover her family's expenses, such as healthcare, clothing, and her children's educational expenses.

In this group: Minata, Kadia B, Djelika, Sekou, Fatouma, Fema, Sali, Minata

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Rebecca Smith.


This loan is special because:

It empowers farmers and entrepreneurs in underserved areas in Mali.



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