A loan of $5,275 helped a member to purchase sacks of peanuts and baskets of mangoes for resale.


Marame F's Group's story

This group consists of seven women who live in the same district and who are united by good social and economic relations. Marame has been the group's representative since its creation. She is 61 years old and married with nine children, four boys and five girls. Her eldest son is 40 years old and her youngest is 20 years old.

Marame is an active merchant who sells peanuts. Her new loan of 400,000 Francs CFA will enable her to purchase five tons of peanuts for 275,000 Francs, and 20 baskets of mangoes for 100,000 Francs CFA. The income she earns from her business will allow Marame to pay for the food and health expenses of her family.

In this group: Marame F, Mariétou , Ndiémé, Coura, Ngossé *, Seynabou, Mariétou
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe



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