A loan of $850 helped a member to buy four bolts of pagnes, 30 pairs of shoes, and five dozen articles of clothing.


Wendbenedo Group's story

Mrs. Anne Poko is the leader of the WENDBENEDO group. She is married and the mother of two children. The older one is twelve and the younger one is two. The older one goes to school. She has two people in her care.

Mrs. Poko has been selling clothing for eight years. She gets her supplies at the market in sector 10 of the city. Her customers are residents of the sector.

She wants to buy four bolts of pagnes (colorful fabric used to make clothing), 30 pairs of shoes, and five dozen articles of clothing.

With her profits, she would like to grow her business. Her goal is to improve the living conditions of her family.

In this group: Poko Anne, Judith, Zalissa
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



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