A loan of $750 helped a member to buy 10 pieces of pagnes and 10 pairs of shoes.


Wendtarpanga Group's story

Mrs. LUCIENNE is responsible for WENDTARPANGA Group. She's married and the mother of three children, age 4 to 13. Two of them attend school, and she has one person to support.

She's been selling pagnes (colorful African cloth) and shoes for eight years. She gets her supplies at the market in Paglayiiri. Her customers are men and women.

She wants to buy 10 pieces of pagnes and 10 pairs of shoes. She wants to improve her business with her profits, and put money away. She ambitions to become a wholesaler and help her husband to cover the expenses of the family.

In this group: Lucienne, Asseta, Dialia
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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