A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy bananas.


Jappante Group's story

Jappante Group was formed in solidarity on July 9, 2002. It consists of 12 women who live in the same neighborhood. Their main business is shopkeeping. Madam Siring who is on the right of the photo raising her hand is responsible for the group. She is 46 years old. She is a widow and has no children. She takes care of five children entrusted to her by her parents. She actively sells bananas. She is well experienced in this business, where she has been working for several years. This loan will allow her to strengthen her capital and to better develop her business. The profits will allow her to improve her family's living conditions (schooling etc.).

In this group: Dianke , Siring, Meta Karambene, Khady Foula, Aida, Marie, Bintou, Mariama Malang, Marie Rose , Fatou*, Fatou Moussa, Awa Moussa
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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