A loan of $550 helped a member to buy herself 1 rack of firewood, 10 plates of shea butter, 1 bag of caustic soda and 10 liters of coconut oil for the fabrication of soap.


Sahra Group's story

Mata is the leader of the group Sahra. Married, she is the mother of 7 children. The oldest is 20 years old and the youngest is 5 years old. Six go to school and she has 7 dependents.

Mata sells firewood, and has also been making and selling soap for 5 years. She gets her supplies in the outlying villages for the wood and at a large market for the soap. Her customers are the male and female neighbors of the neighborhood.

Mata wants to buy herself 1 rack of firewood, 10 plates of shea butter, 1 bag of caustic soda and 10 liters of coconut oil for the fabrication of soap.

She wants to save her profits. Mata has the ambition of buying a motor bicycle for her business and helping her husband for the well-being of the family.

In this group: Mata, P Noelie, Jeanne, Mariam, Franciose

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details