A loan of $2,550 helped a member to buy clothes.


Kadidia's Group's story

This group was created on the 18th of December, 2009. It is made up of members who live in the same village. Their are principally retailers.

Kadidia, standing on the far right of the picture, is the group's leader. She is married and 43 years old. She has 5 girls, the youngest of whom is 5 years old and the oldest 20. Her business consists of buying clothes for resale. She has a good experience in this line of work as she has been doing it for 3 years. She plans to use her loan to buy 400 000 francs' worth of clothing, so that she can satisfy her customer demand. She plans to use the profits she makes to build up her savings, finish construction on her house and provide for her children's education.

In this group: Kadidia, Coumba, Mariame, Gnima

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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