A loan of $4,225 helped a member to buy broiler chicks.


Goorgoorlu Group's story

The Goorgoorlu solidarity group was formed on July 22nd, 2003. It is made up of 13 women who all live in the same area and are all traders. Fatoumata, standing on the right of the picture with her hand raised, is the group´s leader. She is 40 years old, married and the mother of 4 children. She is an experienced saleswoman who has sold broiler chickens (chickens raised specifically for meat production) for several years. This loan will increase Fatoumata´s working capital and will allow her to buy some chicks and increase her business activity. She will use her profits to pay off her debts and build up her savings.

In this group: Fatou F A, Fatoumata, Mame Anna , Gnima*, Aissatou Combe, Sally, Alimatou, Rokhaya, Dianke, Mariama, Aminata, Kine, Aminata
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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