A loan of $1,075 helped a member to buy four calabashes of yam.

Zile Ywan Group's story

Aminata is the representative of the ZILE YWAN group. She is doing well. She is married and the mother of seven children. Her oldest child is 40 years old, her youngest is 18. Three of her children are students. She has nine people in her care.

Aminata has been selling calabashes of yam for the past 36 years. She stocks up in Léo, Burkina Faso, and sells to men and women.

She currently wants to buy four calabashes of yam.

She saves her profits and takes care of her children's tuition fees. Her ambition is to open a large shop for yam storage.

In this group: Kapebi Aminata, Amina, Nyamatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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