A loan of $4,600 helped a member to buy pairs of shoes, bags, outfits, clutch bags and incense.

Adriana's Group's story

The "village bank" to which this group belongs was created on December 18, 2008. It consists of 27 women who have good social cohesion and are practically in the same business, which is trade.

Standing to the right in the photo and raising her hand, Aissatou is 47 years old. She is married and the mother of 4 children of whom 1 is a girl. She is in business selling clothing, shoes, incense and clutch bags. In fact with the loan received she plans to buy merchandise. The profits generated allow her to improve the living conditions of her family by ensuring her children have good nutrition, dignified clothing and also paying for their school fees.

In this group: Adriana, Francoise, Conse, Mariama, Khady, Ndeye, Khady, Aissatou, Ndella, Satou, Amy, Kaba, Mariama, Sokhna, Aissatou Hamenth, Yvonne Diouma, Tenning, Aissatou, Pascaline, Therese, Rosalie Diaite, Adele, Maimouna, Madeleine, Charlie Clemence, Amy, Mareme

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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