A loan of $500 helped a member to buy seven "pagnes" (colorful West-African fabrics).


Wendnasongue Group's story

Sita is the representative of the WENDNASONGUE group. She is married and the mother of two children, aged 6 and 2, one of whom is in school.

She has been selling "pagnes" (colorful West-African fabrics), hair extensions and ointments for the past six years. She buys her goods at the local market and resells to women in her neighborhood.

She wants to buy seven pagnes, (each measuring 1 x 3 meters).

Sita wants to use her profits to boost her business. Her ambition is to expand her activity and to help her husband cover the family's expenses.

In this group: Sita, Mouniratou, Mariam Kayoulou Samira, Kadidiatou, Sarata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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