A loan of $1,600 helped a member to purchase pesticides for his cocoa plantation.

Guiroutou 2 Group's story

The group "Guiroutou 2" is part of the cooperative Coopagui and is located in Guiroutou, a small village in southwestern Cote d'Ivoire, in Région de San Pedro. The group is composed of fourteen persons.

Noufou is 56 years old. He takes care of six persons at home. He has been part of the cooperative Coopagui for seven years, and he has four hectares of cocoa having UTZ and Rain Forest certification, which means he respects the principles and standards of sustainable agriculture.

Thanks to this loan, he is going to purchase some pesticides for his plantation. These products will enable him to augment his production and thus increase his income.

With the additional money, he is going to build a house.

In this group: Moussa, Yao Alphonse, Amani, Konan Albert, Kouadio Brahiman, Noufou, Bassori*, Baladji, Dembélé, Amado, Moussa, Zié Bakary*, Noufou, Lanncaga Gérard
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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