A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy palm oil.


Saint Christophe Group's story

The borrowing group Saint Christophe was created on May 11, 2010. It consists of 21 members from the same area. Their main activity is business. Mrs. Mariame in the red scarf at the far right of the photo is the group leader. She is 24 years old, married, and mother of 2 children. Her main business is the sale of palm oil. She has solid experience in this activity after having done it for several years. Her loan will allow her to buy sufficient quantities of palm oil to meet her customers' demand. Her goal is to buy a house and contribute to the family expenses: food, children’s schooling.

In this group: Mariame, Kadidiatou, Adama, Clementine, Hathienouck, Marie Claire, Sira Bidiar, Aminata, Fatou*, Germaine, Tacky, Mame, Ipen Cecile, Sira*, Aminata, Mariama, Madioula, Marie Michelle*, Diaraye, Nioumka, Awa
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh



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