A loan of $500 helped a member to buy 2 bags of maize and 10 bowls of dry gumbo (okra).

Wendsongdo Group's story

Mariam is the representative of the WENDSONGDO group. She is married and the mother of six children. Her oldest child is 25 years old, and the youngest is 13. One of her children goes to school. She has six people in her care.

Mariam has been selling condiments and flour for 25 years. She buys her goods at the local market and resells to her neighbors (men, women and children).

She wants to buy two bags of maize and ten bowls of dry gumbo (okra).

With her profits, she intends to strengthen her activity. Her ambition is to help her husband with the household expenses and to take better care of her children.

In this group: Adissa, Mariam, Rakieta, Zenabou, Zenabo
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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