A loan of $775 helped a member to buy two sacks of cabbages and two crates of tomatoes plus other condiments.


Basnewende Group's story

Rasmata is the representative of the Basnewende group. She is married and mother to three children. The eldest is 14 years old and the youngest 4. Two of them go to school. She has three dependents.

She has been selling vegetables (cabbages and tomatoes) for the past 14 years and gets her supplies in Boussé, Péla and Yako in Burkina. Her customers are women.

She would like to buy two sacks of cabbages and two crates of tomatoes and other condiments.

She uses her profits to improve her family's living conditions. Her ambition is to save up to buy a motorbike to make moving around easier, and also to expand her business.

In this group: Rasmata, Chantal, Kadidjatou, Mamouna, Marie, Zalissa

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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