A loan of $1,150 helped a member buy one bag of sweet potatoes and bread.


Filwende Group's story

Mrs. Bintou is the leader of the FILWENDE group. She is married and the mother of four children, the eldest of whom is 26 and the youngest 10 years old. One child attends school.

She has been active in the restaurant business for 13 years.She resupplies at the Toecin market. Her clients are men, women and children.

She wants to buy one bag of sweet potatoes and bread. She will put her profits into savings. She aims to improve her family's living conditions and build on her plot.

In this group: Bintou, Fatoumata, Asseto, Aissa, Kamaga Louise, Fatimata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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