A loan of $3,575 helped a member to purchase, rice, flour and onions.

Dasse's Group's story

This group consists of 25 members who live in the same village. They make their livings engaging in different small businesses and agriculture.

The member shown at the far right of the photo is the leader of the group. She is 42 years old, married, and the mother of five boys between the ages of 15 and 25 years old. Her main business is running a shop in the village. She has good experience with this type of business as she has been running it for several years.

With the loan she receives, this borrower plans to buy nine sacks of rice at 15,000f each, seven sacks of flour at 21,500f each, four 20-liter cans of oil at 17,500f each, four 5-kg sacks of vermicelli at 4,500f each, two sacks of onions at 6,500f each, and one 18-pack of bombom at 750f for the carton. Her objective is to earn enough income so that she can purchase land and provide for daily expenses.

In this group: Dasse, Awa, Sira Gnagna, Korka, Kadidiatou, Kadidiatou, Mariama, Haouka, Goulo, Hawa, Mansata, Dieynaba, Idiatou, Awa, Mariama, Bintou, Awa, Mounatou, Aminata, Aminata, Ramatoulaye, Souadou, Aminata, Fatou, Mariama

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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