A loan of $500 helped a member to buy two bags of rice, one can of oil and some firewood to cook her dishes.


Waogtaaba Group's story

Setou is the representative of the WAOGTAABA group. She is married and the mother of six children. Her oldest child is 21 years old and the youngest is 3. Five of her children are in school. She has six people in her care.

Setou has been involved in the preparation of meals for the past three years. She buys her supplies at the local market, in her district. Her customers are her neighbors (men and women).

She wants to buy two bags of rice, one can of oil and some firewood to cook her dishes.

Setou intends to save her profits. Her ambition is to expand her business and to help her husband cover the children's school fees.

In this group: Setou, Ami, Mariam, Celestine, Safiatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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