A loan of $2,675 helped a member to buy vegetables.

Boucotte Sud Nema Group's story

These women are part of the members of the banc villageois "Boucotte sud nema", created on the 7th of June, 2001. They live in the same area and are small retailers.

Mariama, on the right of the picture, with her hand raised, is the featured borrower. She is 53 years old, married and the mother of 5 children. She will use this loan to buy vegetables at the surrounding markets so that she can resell them near her home, where she has a stall. She restocks each week with 5 kgs of onions and 2 pallets of Jumbo and Magie (stock) cubes. The profits from her business will be used to feed her family and to pay for her children's education.

In this group: Aminata Colle , Astou, Nafissatou, Elisabeth, Mariama

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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