A loan of $500 helped a member to buy 8 sacks of tamarinds, 50 bowls of shea butter and 7 sacks of maize.


Boblawend 2 Group's story

Mrs. Salamata represents the Boblawend 2 group. She is married with five children. The oldest is 20 and the youngest is 12 years old. She is well. The person who is no longer a member of the group is the youngest, she is on the right of the president and is holding fabric in her hand. None of them attend school and she has five people dependent on her. She has been selling shea butter, cereals, and tamarinds for five years. She buys her stock in the neighbouring villages such as Kassoun, Toe, Léo and Nassina. Her clients are men and women. She would like to buy 8 sacks of tamarinds, 50 bowls of shea butter and 7 sacks of maize. Mrs. Salamata reinvests her profits in her business. She aims to help one of her children who is a carpenter and expand her business by building a shop for storage.

In this group: Salamata, Abibou
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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