A loan of $700 helped a member to buy two sacks of red sorghum and three cartloads of wood to prepare dolo (millet beer).


Saint Jean Baptiste Group's story

Ms. Delphine is the leader of the "Saint Jean Baptiste" group. Odette is doing well, but has given over her position to Delphine. Delphine is also married and has four children. The oldest is 12 and the youngest is 5. Three of her children attend school. She has prepared and sold dolo (millet beer) for eight years. She gets her supplies at the Bendatoega market. Her customers are women and men. She wants to buy two sacks of red sorghum and three cartloads of wood to prepare her dolo. Ms. Delphine saves her profits and improves her family's living conditions with them. Her ambition is to increase her production and buy a motorcycle.

In this group: Delphine, Odette, Lamoussa, Marie Chantal, Kouka, Sitta Delphine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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