A loan of $350 helped a member to purchase milk.

Deme Group's story

The women of the Deme group are all married; on average, they are 28 years old with three children. They all live in traditional extended families in the village of N’Dosouma in Fana subprefecture, Koulikoro region (second administrative region of the Republic of Mali).
They met through family relations, neighbors and friends. They trade in miscellaneous items, fish, and condiments. The women of the Deme group are requesting their first solidarity loan, which will be used to purchase various items, fish, and condiments.

RAMATOU D. is planning on purchasing milk from cattle farmers in the village and its vicinity. She retails daily, for cash and credit, to a customer base comprising both men and women.
She is planning on making an average monthly benefit of 10,000 CFA francs, to be used to pay back the loan and contribute to social ceremony expenses; the remainder will be reinvested in her business.

In this group: Tata , Nadjan , Ramatou , Kamissa, Bintou Bah, Awa , Moussokoro , Fatoumata , Sitan , Oumou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler

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