A loan of $1,900 helped a member to stock up on food products for resale.


Jam Tam Group's story

The Jam Tam group has been created on November 2006. It is composed of nine women united by a team spirit. They retail foods products.

Mrs. Awa (standing to the far right in the photo) is the group’s leader. She is 51 years old. She is married and the mother of five. She sells food products at the Kolda market. She has over 10 years of experience in this work.

The income will allow her to help her husband provide for the education, healthcare and food for their children.

In this group: Fatoumata, Idiatou, Mboulou, Awa , Coumbel, Coumba Alarba, Assaitou Masalane, Sounkarou , Mariama
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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