A loan of $4,300 helped a member to purchase jewelry such as earrings, rings and necklaces.


Aissatou's Group's story

This group is made up of three women who live in the same district and who belong to the same Banc Villageois. Their Banc Villageois was formed in June 2008. Their are principal businesses are running small shops.

Aissatou is shown at the far right in the photo, and is the leader of the group. She is a single woman and is 40 years of age. Her business consists of selling jewelry such as earrings, rings and necklaces. Aissatou has extensive experience in this business and her client base only continues to grow as the months go on.

With the loan she receives, Aissatou intends to invest in the purchase of more jewelry to grow her business.

In this group: Aissatou, Niatou, Sanou
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe



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