A loan of $2,725 helped a member to buy beans and sorghum.


C6227 Dufatanye Group's story

Verene is 40 years old. She is a widow with four children between the ages of 6 and 20. She is the representative of a group called "Dufatanye" in the local language. Verene and her group have requested a loan from Kiva lenders via Vision Finance Company in order to expand their businesses and earn more profits. Verene is the first person on the left in the picture. Verene owns a small shop that sells beans, sorghum, and other goods. She has three years of experience in her business. She employs one person in her business as a helper so that her business runs well. With the profits, Verene will build a comfortable house; she also needs a refrigerator, which will allow her to create a new business of selling cold soft drinks.

In this group: Verene, Poucherie, Celestin, John Watheif, Josiane, Mediatrice, Carallie, Theogene, Jeanine, Laurent, Daphorose, Appolinaire
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