A loan of $4,725 helped a member to buy mil [African cereal] and groundnuts to resell.

Ami's Group's story

This group was created on May 23, 2002. It consists of women living in the same zone and practicing the same business which is shop keeping.

Standing on the right in the photo and raising her hand, the featured borrower Amy is 42 years old. She is married and mother to 2 boys and 3 girls.

With the loan received, she is going to buy 2 barrels of groundnuts at 25,000 frs each and 5 barrels of mil [African cereal] at 15,000 frs each. She resells the mil at 20,000 frs per barrel of mil and 26,000 frs per barrel of groundnuts.

With the profits generated she is going to pay the interest, strengthen her savings and improve the needs of her family especially those of her children by taking care of their schooling.

In this group: Ami, Daba, Anta Ndiaga, Kine, Ndeye, Bousso, Ndieya, Maty, Ami, Khady, Awa, Fatou, Coumba, Astou, Fatou, Anta, Coumba, Astou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details