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
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert

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