A loan of $625 helped a member to purchase 'pagne' cloth, children's clothing, and different ointments.

Zoodnooma De Zongo Group's story

Ms. PINGDWENDESAFIATOU represents the group ZOODNOOMA DE ZONGO. She is in good health. She is a married mother of two children. The oldest is 6 years old, and the youngest is 4. One of them goes to school. She has two persons to support.

She has been selling clothing and ointments for two years. She gets her supplies at the Sector 10 market. Her customers including men, women, and new mothers.

She wants to purchase 6 lengths of 'pagnes' (the colorful cloth of western Africa), 4 dozen of children's clothing, and 30 containers of different ointments. She wants to save her profits. Her ambition is to improve her business, help her brothers with their schooling costs, and help her father to build a house.

In this group: Pingdwende Safiatou, Mariam

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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