A loan of $750 helped a member to buy three bags of maize and 12 bowls of dry gumbo (okra).


Wendsongdo Group's story

Mariam is the representative of the WENDSONGDO group. She is married and the mother of six children between the ages of 26 and 14. One of her children goes to school. Mariam also supports six additional persons.

She has been selling condiments and flour for 26 years. She stocks up at the market in her district and resells to her neighbors (men, women and children).

She wants to buy three bags of maize and 12 bowls of dry gumbo (okra).

She wants to use her profits to strengthen her activity. Her ambition is to support her husband with the family's expenses and to take better care of her children.

In this group: Adissa, Mariam, Rakieta, Zenabou, Zenabo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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