A loan of $500 helped a member to buy five bags of "placalie" (cassava flour).

Karpala Group's story

Adissa is the representative of the KARPALA group. She is married and the mother of five children. Her oldest child is 33 years old, the youngest is 18. One of her children attends school. She has five people in her care.

Adissa has been selling cassava flour (placalie) and shoes for the past 27 years. She buys her goods in Abidjan. Her customers are women and resellers at the Sankayaaré market.

She wants to buy five bags of cassava flour (placalie).

With her profits, she intends to strengthen her activity. Her ambition is to save some money and to build a house on her plot of land.

In this group: Adissa, Hontail Maria, Aissata, Fatimata, Rasmata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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