A loan of $825 helped a member to buy one bag containing 100 kilos of néré seeds to make soumbala, and to buy some weaving thread.

Nawindsongti Group's story

Madame Nawinebarka is the representative of the NAWINDSONGTI group. She is married and the mother of 6 children. Her oldest child is 21 years old, the youngest is 4. All six children are in school. Nawinebarka has a total of 10 people in her care.

Nawinebarka has been selling soumbala (a condiment made from fermented néré seeds) since 1998 (13 years). Her weaving business has improved since her last loan. She buys her supplies in town at the Bissighin market. Her clients are housewives (women).

She wants to buy one bag containing 100 kilos of néré seeds to make some soumbala. She also wants to purchase some weaving thread.

With her profits, she was able to improve her family's living conditions. Her ambition is to sell more soumbala and to further develop her weaving activity, which she just started, in order to take better care of her family.

In this group: Nawinebarka, Hary, Ramata, Aminata, Guetoubsom Marie, Mariam, Adjara

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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