A loan of $1,000 helped a member to purchase food products for resale (including sugar, milk, and biscuits).

Diappo 5 Group's story

The Diappo 5 Group is made up of five people who live in the same district. They have come together to form a lending group in order to improve their businesses. The businesses represented in the group are varied, with some members who are merchants, others who have restaurants, and still others who are seamstresses.

The president of the Diappo 5 Group is named Aida. She has been a food merchant for the past six years. Her products include sugar, milk, and biscuits, among other goods. Aida is shown in the photo with her hand raised. She manages her family and their daily expenses. Aida is working to improve the life of her family, which is her biggest concern.

In this group: Aida, Fatou, Seynabou, Dieynaba, Awa

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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