A loan of $4,500 helped a member to purchase tea and sugar for 10,000 West African francs and palm oil for 25,000 francs.


Ndorna Group's story

The Ndorna [group] was created on September 17, 2011, at the opening of its banc villageois. It includes 45 women living in the same village. The mainly work as vendors and also grow crops during the rainy season.

Mrs. Kadia (seated on the far right in the first row) is the group’s star borrower. She is 28 years old, married and has four children, two boys and two girls. She sells palm oil, sugar and tea. She stocks up a the local markets in nearby villages and then retails in her village.
Her new loan will allow her to purchase tea and sugar for 10,000 West African francs and palm oil for 25,000 francs. [She] needs to replenish and expand her stock. The revenues will allow her to take care not only of her own needs, but also of those of her family.

In this group: Khadia, Binta, Ansata, Nioukouba, Adama Diang, Kadiatou Samba, Halimatou, Bintou, Sona, Tacko, Tenning, Mariama, Kadidiatou, Fatoumata Kadia, Cherif, Kadiatou, Adama Hawa, Souadou, Ramatou, Egue, Kadiatou, Mariama, Coumba, Kadidiatou, Moussou, Thiedo, Tida, Mariama Korka, Mariama, Tening, Dienabou, Bintou Thierno, Coumba, Rouby, Siryel, Mariama Aliou, Binta Sinthiang, Moudou, Fatou, Maimouna, Alarba, Dienabou, Sira, Fatoumata, Binta Aladji

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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