A loan of $2,925 helped a member to buy wood.


Hawa's Group's story

This group was created in June 2009. It consists of members who are all from the same zone, and they are in business as shopkeepers.

The one who is in the back on the photo and raising her left arm is the featured borrower. She is 47 years old, she is married and mother to 4 children.

Her business consists in buying wood to resell. She has good experience for this type of business because she has practiced it for a long time.

With this loan she plans to buy wood to resell it.

Her goal is to provide for her children's schooling and health.

In this group: Hawa, Mairame, Kany, Fatou, Dienaba, Mariama Aya, Tounko, Maran, Fatou, Kadiatou Iv, Mariame, Binta, Coumba, Dieynaba, Aissatou, Lamarana, Bailo, Penda

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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