A loan of $3,400 helped a member to buy brooms, spices, and sugar..


Kassafor Group's story

This cooperative group was created on May 8, 2001, and is made up of 14 women who live in the same neighborhood. Their main business is sales.

Mrs. Seynabou, with hand raised at the right of the photo, is the group leader. She is 53 years old, married, and the mother of eight children.

She sells brooms, nététou (a local spicy seasoning), and sugar. She has significant experience in this business, which she has been in for more than 20 years.

This loan will allow her to strengthen her capital and better develop her business. The profits will help her improve her family's living conditions (health, food, clothing, etc.) and increase her savings.

In this group: Rokhya, Saly, Fatoumata, Aissatou, Fatou B, Seynabou, Fanta, Fatou, Mariama, Khoredia, Oude, Seynabou, Fatou M, Astou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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