A loan of $1,750 helped a member purchasing vegetables and seafood.


Endem Group's story

The solidarity group has been created at the 18th cycle of the Banc Villageois of Gadapara, 3 years after the Banc’s inauguration. The group is composed of seven women all living in the same neighborhood. They are neighbors and friends who decided to form a group together. Mrs. Kadidiatou Aliou D., to the far right in the photo, wearing a yellow outfit and holding a handbag, is 41 years of age. She is married and the mother of five children. She sells foodstuffs at the local market, for example, vegetables, seafood etc. With this new loan, she would like to expand her stock and increase her revenue. Her goal is to help her husband provide for the family. She also plans to boost her savings.

In this group: Assane, Kadiatou A., Adama Oumy, Gnima, Amy, Aïssatou*, Diarra
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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