A loan of $750 helped a member buy 10 bags of cassava flour (placalie).


Karpala Group's story

Ms. Adissa is the person responsible for the Karpala group. She is doing well: she is married and the mother of five children. The eldest is 34 and the youngest 19 years old. One of them attends school and she has five people under her care.

She has been selling cassava flour (placalie) and shoes for 28 years. She resupplies in Abidjan. Her clients are women and retailers from the Sankayaaré market.

She wants to buy 10 bags of cassava flour (placalie) and strengthen her business with her profits. Her ambition has always been to save so that she can build a house on her plot of land.

In this group: Adissa, Hontail Maria, Aissata, Fatimata, Rasmata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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