A loan of $900 helped to purchase rice, flour, oil, and sugar.


Adama Hawa's story

Adama Hawa has been a member of CAURIE since 2011. Her primary business is commerce. She is 31 years old, married, and the mother of five children, four of them girls. Her eldest is 16 years old and her youngest is two. Adama Hawa's business involves purchasing and reselling rice, flour, oil, sugar, and candy. She has considerable experience in this type of business, since she has been doing it for several years. With the loan she has received, she plans to purchase twelve 50kg sacks of rice for 14,000 CFA francs per sack, seven 50kg sacks of flour for 22,500 CFA francs per sack, two 20L containers of oil for 20,000 CFA francs per liter, two 50kg sacks of sugar for 28,000 CFA francs per sack, and 19 packages of candy for 15,000 CFA francs per package. Adama Hawa's goal is to increase her savings and establish a substantial profit to increase her revenue and see to her daily expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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