A loan of $4,725 helped a member to purchase palm oil, wild fruit, and smoked fish.

Sottourou's Group's story

This group was created in May 2007. It is composed of members from the same area. Their main work involves small-scale commerce.

The one in the photo with her arm raised is the group's representative. She is married, 17 years old, and a mother of two.

With the finance money, she intends to purchase 67 liters of palm oil valued at 50,000 francs, 250 kg of mangoes valued at 5,000 francs, and 30,000 francs of smoked fish.

Her goal is to increase her savings and help cover the day-to-day costs of managing her house.

In this group: Sottourou, Awa, Ndeye, Sadio*, Die*, Fatou, Hapsatou, Coumba, Malado, Adji, Kine, Salimata, Aida, Rougui Djiby*, Fily, Ramata Mamadou, Fatoumata, Ndeye
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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