A loan of $1,000 helped to buy three pair of steers.


Aïssatou's story

Mrs. Aïssatou D. is 42 years old, married and the mother of 6 dependent children. She has been a member of the WALIDANE Banc Villageois since November 2004. She has had 1 loan from CAURIE-MICROFINANCE. She raises cattle and has operated this business for more than 5 years. She is going to buy six steers and livestock feed with her new loan. She is going to fatten the animals for at least 5 months before selling them in the weekly markets in her area. Her goal is to contribute financially to the improvement of her family’s living conditions and to increase the level of her savings.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Connie Archea



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