A loan of $725 helped a member to buy 70 packets of hairpieces.


Sect 15 Tegwende Group's story

Tounwendyam Emilienne is the leader of the SECT 15 TEGWENDE group. She is married and mother of three children. The eldest child is nine years old and the youngest is three years old. All three children attend school (the youngest one is in preschool) and she has three people in her care. She has been selling hairpieces for the past ten years. She stocks up at the big market in Ouagadougou. Her customers come from all over the place (mainly women). She wants to buy 70 packets of hairpieces. She uses her profits to strengthen her business. Her ambition is to travel to buy her goods in bulk and open a large shop for her business.

In this group: Tounwendyam Emilienne, Mamounata, Mounata
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry



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