A loan of $4,825 helped a member to purchase peanut seeds or peanuts in the shell.

Lannaya Group's story

The Lannaya solidarity group has been created on May 27, 2007. It is composed of 16 women living in the same village. Their main business acvitiviy is retail.

Marieto, standing on the right in the photo, is the grop’s leader. She is 45 years old. She is married and the mother of 10.

She sells peanuts (ground nuts) and seeds at the weekly market of their village, something she has been doing for years.

This loan will allow her to buy a sufficient quality of produce now to resell it at a good price later during the winter season, when gains in value.

With the income from this business, she would like to grow her savings and improve the life conditions of her children (schooling, health and hygiene, food).

In this group: Bintou, Coumouna, Diankhako, Sira, Tiguida, Sirifou Fatoumata, Dioula Mousso, Mariama, Kanio, Aïssatou, Maïmouna Damba , Bintou, Sira, Mama, Marietou, Nabanding
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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