A loan of $5,175 helped a member to buy fabric to make clothing, curtains, and tablecloths.


Roya's Group's story

This group was created on June 13, 2008. Its members all live near each other. They are mostly involved in sales, sewing, and raising poultry.

Mrs. Khardiatou is the leading entrepreneur of the group. In the photo she is to the right with her hand raised. She is married and the mother of two children; a six year old girl and an eight year old boy. With this loan, she plans to buy fabric and accessories to make curtains, tablecloths, and men and women’s clothing.

With her profits, this woman plans to build up her savings and to cover the primary needs of her family: food, healthcare, and education.

In this group: Roya, Fatou Bintou, Aminata Colle, Khardiatou, Tida, Mame, Fanta

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



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