A loan of $4,575 helped a member to buy fabric and jewlery.


Diamaguene 2 Ps Group's story

This Banc Villageois has been created on September 2, 2008. It is composed of women living in or around the same neighborhood. The group members belong to the same community and all work as vendors.

Marie Odile is a 42-year old widow. She is the mother of two boys, 15 and 13 years of age, both of whom are in school. She has been working as a vendor for almost 10 years. She has plenty of experience in this line of work.
Her new loan of 220,000 West African francs will allow her to buy fabric and jewelry for retailing.
Her revenues will allow her to cover the education expenses of her children and to pay for food, along with providing for her personal needs.

In this group: Aissatou I , Marie Odile, Soda, Philomène F, Arame, Fatou, Aminata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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