A loan of $1,100 helped a member to buy a ball of yarn and a ½ kg of dyes of various colors.


Koukin Yaare Group's story

Ms. Alizeta is the official of the group KOUKIN YAARE. She is the one wearing a black scarf at the right in the photo. She is a widow and the mother of four children. The oldest is 27 years old, and the youngest is 13. One of the children goes to school. Ms. Alizeta has four persons in her care.

She has been a weaver for thirty years. Her supplies come from the Sector 10 market. Her customers include men and women.

She wants to buy a ball of yarn and a ½ kg of dyes of various mixes.

Using the profits, she is saving money to cover her loan payments. Her ambition is to expand her business and to take care of her children.

In this group: Alizeta, T.fati, Zenabo, Sakinata, Fati*, Safiata, Anne Marie
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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