A loan of $1,350 helped a member to buy herself 2 5L cans of oil, 25 kg of rice, 4 cartons of soap and 2 packs of eggs.


Kounawolow Group's story

Awa Sophie represents the group Kounawolow. She is well. Married, she is the mother of 5 children. The oldest is 31 years old and the youngest is 16 years old. Two go to school and she has two dependents. Awa Sophie is a caterer and has also been selling soap for 16 years. She gets her supplies in the surrounding markets. Her customers are the neighbors and organizers of ceremonies (as she is recommended for preparations at the time of ceremonies). Awa Sophie wants to buy herself 2 5L cans of oil, 25 kg of rice, 4 cartons of soap and 2 packs of eggs. With her profits, she wants to save. Awa Sophie has the ambition of opening a restaurant and ensuring the education of her last child.

In this group: Awa Sophie, B.salamata, Wie-Touori
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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