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Total loan: $450
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Boezemwende Group

Burkina Faso
SIGNOGHIN, Burkina Faso / Personal Products Sales

A loan of $450 helped a member to buy one sack of local soap (called “kabakourou”).


Boezemwende Group's story

M. Sidonie is the representative of the Boezemwende group. She is married and mother to five children, the oldest of whom is 18 and the youngest two years of age. Four of her children go to school.

M. Sidonie sells a local soap from the Ivory Coast known as “kabakourou”, and has done so for the past two years. She gets her supplies in Toecin, and her customers are both male and female. With her loan she plans to buy one sack of this kabakourou soap, and with her profits she hopes to consolidate her business. Her plan is to improve her family’s living conditions.

In this group: M.sidonie, S.clarisse, Marceline, Pogbi Anne Marie, Pegdwende
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: April 17, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Start/AFD

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: April 17, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Micro Start/AFD