A loan of $475 helped a member to buy two cartons of fish and five packets of atiéké (cassava couscous).


Soom Be Wende Group's story

T. Celine represents the Soom Be Wende group. Married, she is a mother of five children. The oldest child is 18 years old and the youngest is 3 years old. Two of her children go to school.

T. Celine has been running a restaurant for eight years. She procures her goods from a market in Toecin. Her customers are men and women. [With this loan], she wants to buy two cartons of fish and five packets of atiéké (cassava couscous).

With her earnings, she wants to save [up money]. T. Celine dreams of expanding her business and improving her family's living conditions.

In this group: T.celine, Habibou, Fatimata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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