A loan of $1,950 helped a member to buy garden produce and palm oil.


Bakolle Group's story

This solidarity group was created on October 19, 2001. It is composed of eight women living in the same neighborhood. Their main business activity is retail.

Mrs. Amy, on the right in the photo, dressed in a blue outfit, is the group’s leader. She is 43 years old. She is married and the mother of eight. She also has three other children in her care, entrusted to her by relatives.

She sells garden produce and palm oil. This loan will allow her to bolster her working capital and better develop her business. Her income will allow her to improve the life conditions of her family (healthcare, food, clothing etc…) and to grow her savings.

In this group: Fatoumata, Khadidiatou , Khady , Maye*, Aissatou , Diarra, Ansatou, Amy
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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