A loan of $4,700 helped a member to increase her capital and buy a large quantity of cassava that she can sell in order to earn more.


Maombi Group's story

Consolatte is a member of the Maombi group and lives in Cibitoke. She is 27 years old and is married to Claude, a farmer. Together they have 4 children, aged between 1 and 7 years old.

She has been a trader of cassava for 5 years.

She is seeking her sixth loan from the microfinance institution Turame. With the money she gets from KIVA, she will increase her capital and buy a large quantity of cassava that she can sell in order to earn more.

In the coming years, she would like to change her business activity and see her children finish their studies and live comfortably.

In this group: Haridi, Jacqueline, Leonie, Eliane, Francine, Apauline, Olipe, Seraphine, Estella, Consolatte, Alice, Constance, Olive*, Chantal, Alphonsine, Pelouse, Louise, Elisabeth, Rosalie, Joselyne, Lievin, Francine, Jacques, Patrice, Francine, Felix, Vincent, Rachel, Perousi, Fanuel
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin



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