A loan of $775 helped a member to buy three dozen lengths of African print cloth.


Veenem Yangue Group's story

Mme ELISE is the leader of the group called VEENEM YANGUE. She is married and the mother of three children. The oldest is 12 and the youngest two years old. Two of them attend school and she is responsible for four persons. Elise has been selling lengths of African print cloth for seven years. She buys her wares at the big market in Ouagadougou. Her customers are men and women. She wants to buy three dozen lengths of African print cloth. Elise reinvests her savings in her business. Her ambition is to have a shop where she can sell her goods and to do more to help her family.

In this group: Elise, Mariam, Mariam
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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