A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy cosmetics and shoes for resale.


Awa's Group's story

This group, formed during the first loan cycle of the local village loan group, comprises women who come from the same town and are united by good social and professional relationships.
Fatou is the group leader; she is 39 years old, married, and has three children - two daughtes and one son.
She has been involved in commerce for a long time, and has good experience in the field.
With her new loan of 90,000 FCFA, she is going to buy pairs of shoes, lotion, and perfume, which she is going to sell at retail in her town.
The profits realized from her business allow her to take care of her children's school fees and also provide for her family's nutritional needs.

In this group: Awa , Fatou, Maty, Khady Aliou, Daba, Maguette, Aissatou, Sarra, Bousso, Daba, Awa, Awa, Ndeye, Maty, Ngone, Nogoye, Fatou, Khady, Dial, Ndoumbe, Kouna, Seny, Yacine

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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