A loan of $750 helped a member to buy a bale of "pagnes" fabric.


Zoumba Group's story

Mrs. Foudailatou is the representative of the Z. Group. She is married and the mother of four children ranging from 19 years to 17 months of age. Three of her children are in school, and she has five dependents.

She has been selling clothing (traditional color “pagnes” fabric) for the last three years. She stocks up at the Sector 10 market. Her clients are both men and women. She would like to increase her working capital to buy a bale of “pagnes” fabric. She would like to use her savings to help pay for her children’s education and to put money away. Her goal is to open a big store selling “pagnes” and help with the construction of the family home.

In this group: Foudailatou, Damata, Rosalie, Victorine, Assita, Azara, Florence

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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