A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy bananas for resale.


Saliou Dian's Group's story

This group was created on May 30th, 2007. Its members are all from the same village, and their main activity is the production of bananas. Mrs. AISSATOU is the leader of the group. She is sitting at the far left in the photo, with her right hand raised. She is 36 years old and married with three children aged 7 to 15, one girl and two boys. She buys and sells bananas. She has extensive experience in this type of activity. She typically visits the weekly market to buy 50 kg of bananas for 16,500F for resale. Her goals are to ensure that she can feed her children and buy their school supplies, and to increase her savings.

In this group: Saliou Dian, Djibel, Aissatou, Ndeye, Awa, Mariama Baidy, Marie, Foune, Adama, Fanta, Haby, Nassira, Sounato, Aissatou, Ndeye, Saidatou, Mbayang, Assamaou, Oumou Awa, Ramatoulaye, Diabou, Coumba Alarba, Toulaye, Aissatou, Maimouna, Kadiatou, Aminata, Mariama, Aminata, Fatou, Binta, Tiguida, Aminata, Awa, Coumba, Penda, Sadio, Hawa, Kadiatou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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