A loan of $1,000 helped a member to buy himself 80 Yoruban plates of pearl millet to stock up and resell during periods of shortages.


Wend Tongo De Zongo Group's story

Mister Yemfinsi represents the group Wend Tongo De Zongo. Married, he is father to 2 children. The oldest is 7 years old and the youngest is 2 years old. One child goes to school and he has 3 dependents.

Yemfinsi has been selling cereals (corn, pearl millet, beans) for 8 years. He gets his supplies in Boromo, in Bobo and in outlying villages. His customers are women and men.

Yemfinsi wants to buy himself 80 Yoruban plates of pearl millet to stock up and resell during periods of shortages.

With his profits, he wants to save. Yemfinsi has the ambition of improving his business, creating other sources of income and ensuring the well-being of his family.

In this group: Yemfinsi, Issaka, Sidgoamnoma Vincent

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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