Magno Dioulacolon Group
Mrs. Diènabou (standing at the far right with her right hand raised) is the starring borrower. At 46 years old, she is married and the mother of five children, three of whom are girls. She sells ice, hibiscus juice, and pain de singe- [baobab fruit] based ice cream. She purchases these goods in the surrounding villages or during markets before modifying them for resale.
She buys these goods in waves, as follows: hibiscus flowers for 6,000 CFA francs per sack, a sack of sugar for 30,000 CFA francs, and a 50kg sack of pain de singe [baobab fruit] for 5,000 CFA francs.
In addition to helping her husband in the payment of the electricity bill, the profits that Mrs Diènabou recieves from her business will allow her to better help her children with their education.
Madame Diènabou (debout à l’extrême droit avec la main droite levée) est l’emprunteuse vedette. Agée de 46 ans, elle est mariée et mère de cinq enfants dont trois filles. Elle est vendeuse de glace, de jus de bissap, de crème glacée à base de pin de singe. Ces produits elle les achète dans les villages environnants ou lors des «loumas» avant la transformation pour la revente.
Elle se procure ces produits en vague comme suit : bissap à 6 000 FCFA le sac, un sac de sucre à 30 000 FCFA et un sac de 50 kilogramme de pin de singe à 5 000 FCFA.
En plus d’aider son mari dans le paiement de facture d’électricité, les bénéfices qu’elle tire de ces activités lui permettent de mieux aider ses enfants dans leur scolarité.
About CAURIE Micro FinanceThe mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.
This is a Group Loan
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