A loan of $900 helped a member to buy 3 bags of cucumbers, 4 bags of onions, 3 bags of peppers and 3 bags of courgettes.


Gs Nobre Group's story

Fatoumata is the leader of the GS Nobre group. She is married and the mother of four children. The eldest is 18 and the youngest is nine, and three of the children are in school. Fatoumata has a total of six people to look after. Fatoumata has been selling food supplies in bulk for 13 years. Her suppliers deliver her stock directly to her at home. Her customers are friends and neighbours. She would like to buy three bags of cucumbers, four bags of onions, three bags of peppers and three bags of courgettes. She is saving her money and her ambition is to expand her business and become the sole supplier in the area.

In this group: Fatoumata, Awa, Alizeta
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight



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