A loan of $1,650 helped a member to buy foodstuffs and soap.

Adja Group's story

This solidarity group was created on 3 June 2011. It comprises ten women who live in the same area. Their main activity consists of running small businesses.

Ms. Safiétou, with the raised hand on the right in the photo, is the group leader. She is 53 years old. She is married and has eight children. She also has five additional children in her care, all of whom where entrusted to her by their parents.

She is active in selling foodstuffs and soap. She has gained solid experience in this field, having been involved in it for several years.

This loan will allow her to strengthen her capital and better develop her business.

The profits will allow her to improve her family's living conditions (health, nutrition, clothing, etc.) and increase her savings.

In this group: Safietou, Ramatoulaye, Aissatou, Yacine, Mariama, Marietou, Oulimata, Awa, Oulimata, Adama
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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