A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy fabric for sewing clothes.


Khady's Group's story

Mrs. Khady is a 52-year old married woman. She has five children and two nephews. She has been a member of the “banc villageois” since its creation in 2002. She maintains good social and economic ties within her community. In the photo, she is standing on the right, raising her hand, dressed in a beige and maroon outfit with a flower pattern. Khady has been selling fabrics and ready-to-wear clothing. With her new loan of 40,000 West African Francs, she will purchase fabric and use it o make outfits for sale in her village. Her revenues allow her to help her husband with family expenses by covering the cost of education and clothing for her children.

In this group: Khady, Yacine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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