A loan of $1,075 helped a member to buy lemons and powdered soap.


Oulara Group's story

This solidarity group was established on June 7, 2011. It is made up of ten women who live in the same neighborhood. Their primary business is petty trading. Madam Henriette, who is at the right of the photograph, raising her hand, is the group leader. She is 36 years old. She is a widow and the mother of three children. She sells lemons and powdered soap. She has much valuable experience in the business, having practiced it for many years. This loan will allow her to strengthen her capital in order to promote her business. The profits will allow her to participate in the improvement of her family's quality of life (health, nutrition, clothing, etc...).

In this group: Eliane, Abietou, Marie Joseph, Mouskeba, Helene, Dieynaba, Marie Angele, Henriette, Fama, Marie Leontine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Carolyn McMahon



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