A loan of $1,925 helped a member to buy oil, rice, sugar, candles, batteries and onions for resale.

Mbogo Yiff Group's story

This group is called 'Mbogo Yiff' which means 'to share the same ideology'. It was formed after the village bank was created. The group is made up of 10 women.

Adama is standing on the right of the photo, raising her hand. She is the group's leader. She is 57 years old, married, and has ten children.

Adama's business is selling products retail. She will use her new loan for 75,000 francs to buy sugar, milk, rice, oil, candles, batteries and onions for resale. She has good experience in her business which she has run for a long time.

With the profits that she makes, Adama will pay her children's school fees.

In this group: Fatou Touti, Adama, Fatou Doudou, Sokhna, Diouly, Yagou, Rocky, Aissatou, Oulimata, Fatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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