A loan of $2,225 helped a member to buy vegetables for resale.


Dioubo Group's story

This solidarity group has been created on March 23, 2001. It is composed of 15 women living in the same neighborhood. The main business activity is retail. Mrs. Fatoumata, standing on the right [sic!] and raising her hand in the photo, is the group’s leader. She is 40 years old. She is divorced, with one child. She sells vegetables. She has a long experience, having done this line of work for a number of years. This loan will allow her to bolster her capital and better grow her business. The revenues will allow her to improve the life conditions of her family (healthcare, food, clothing etc) and build up her savings.

In this group: Cecile, Tombon*, Maimouna, Salimata, Sally, Fatoumata, Awa, Banna, Ramatoulaye, Koumba, Nene, Oumy, Dienaba, Aminata*, Awa*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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