A loan of $2,300 helped a member to buy work tools.

Essowazou Group's story

Mr. Komla was born in 1963. He's the father of nine children, out of which three go to school. The eldest is 27 years old, the youngest is 11.

His wife is a cultivator. He's responsible for ESSOWAZOU Group, which is made up of women and men who all trust the earth. They are all farmers and grow corn, sorghum, rice, and black-eyed peas.

Mr. Komla has been in this business since 1995, and he gets help from one other person. He wants to buy a house and take care of his family with his profits.

In this group: Komla, Essohana, Tchaa, Komi, Marcel, Dokouféi, Kpatcha, Radina, Ekpaou, Yélétokim, Yao, Koffi, Essossinam, Pyalo, N'na, Mazalo, Bawiline, Nathalie, Mazalo, Kemedou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann

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