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A loan of $475 helped a member to purchase two sacks of rice, one box of pasta, and groundnut paste.


Filwende Group's story

Mrs. Bintou is the leader of the Filwende Group. She is married and a mother of four. The eldest [of her children] is 25 years old, and the youngest is nine. One attends school, and Mrs. Bintou has four people under her care.

Mrs. Bintou has been working in the food industry for 12 years. She gets her supplies from the market in Toecin. Her customers are men, women, and children.

She wants to purchse two sacks of rice, one box of pasta, and groundnut past.

With her profits, Mrs. Bintou would like to strengthen her business. She aspires to improve her family's living conditions and establish her plot of land.

In this group: Bintou, Fatoumata, Asseto, Aissa, Kamaga Louise

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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