A loan helped a member to buy vegetables.


Karayba Group's story

This solidarity group has been created on July 9, 2002. It is composed of 14 women living in the same neighborhood. Their main activity is retail.
Mrs. Filidie, on the right and raising her hand in the photo, is the group’s leader. She is 61 years old. She is married and the mother of eight. She also has nine other children entrusted to her care by relatives.

Her business is selling vegetables. She has a good experience in this work which she has been doing for years. This loan will allow her to bolster her capital and to develop her business further. The 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, Filidie, Binta, Saly, Marietou, Dianke, Mariama, Khadidiatou, Kine, Dieynaba, Anta, Soce, Emile, Alimatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.



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