A loan of $2,175 helped a member to buy rice, oil and other ingredients for preparing the different dishes that she sells to her customers.


Tanamory Salikegne Group's story

This village bank was formed on December 14th, 2010. It is made up of women of exemplary motivation when it comes to facing up to difficulties that present themselves. They mostly work in food production and small business because they live in a border area which is visited by a lot of travelers. Kadidiatou (sitting on the far right) is the featured borrower. She is 52 years old, married, and the mother of two children: a son and a daughter. This lady is full of ambition and has been running a restaurant for more than five years. With this loan, Kadidiatou plans to buy rice, oil and other ingredients she needs to prepare the different dishes she sells to her customers. This business does well in the area owing to the frequent trips that are made to two neighboring countries. With the profits she makes in this business, Kadidiatou plans to help her husband with their family expenses.

In this group: Eliane Diandiang, Aminata, Aissatou Sareguiro, Maimouna, Kadidiatou, Oumou , Fatou, Awa, Ansata, Dienabou, Aissatou, Fatoumata, Binta, Banna, Fatoumata Binta, Ramatoulaye*, Dienabou, Djina
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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