A loan of $1,800 helped a member to purchase vegetables for resale.


Tessito Group's story

This group was created July 10, 2002. It is composed of seven women who come from the same neighborhood. Their main activity is retail.

Khady, on the left side of the picture with the raised hand, is the group's leader. She is 36 years old. She is married and a mother of four children, with three others who have been left in her care by relatives.

She retails vegetables. She has significant experience in this business, since she has been active in it it for about three years.

This loan will allow her to finance her vegetable retail activity.

Her objective is to support her husband in providing for the family.

In this group: Maimouna , Ndeye Fatou , Khady, Adama, Aissatou, Assa , Dianke

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



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