A loan of $1,225 helped a member to purchase 20 lengths of 8Mars 'pagne' cloth.

Habacuc Group's story

Ms. MADELEINE AIDA is the representative of the group HABACUC. She is doing well. She is married and the mother of four children. The oldest is 29 years old, and the youngest is 13. Among her children, two go to school. She has five persons to support.

Ms. MADELEINE AIDA has been a retailer of 'pagnes' (the colorful cloth of western Africa) for three years. She gets her supplies from the Sector 10 market in town. Her customers are everywhere in the district. She wants to purchase 20 lengths of 'pagne' cloth to bolster her business and help out her husband in covering the children's schooling costs. Her ambition is to become a wholesaler.

In this group: Madeleine Aida, Delphine, Roukiatou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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