A loan of $525 helped a member to buy 12 ointments and 12 hair extensions.


Somtinda Group's story

Agueratou is the representative of the Somtinda group. She is married and the mother of two children. Her oldest child is 9 years old and her youngest is 3. One of her children is in school. Agueratou supports four people.

Agueratou has been selling beauty products such hair extensions, ointments and traditional fabrics for seven years. She stocks up at the Grand Market and at the District 10 market, and resells her merchandise to friends and neighbors.

She wants to buy 12 ointments and 12 hair extensions.

She plans to use her profits to boost her business. Her goal is to expand her activity and to better provide for her children.

In this group: Agueratou, Sompassata Sylvianne, K Rachel, Rosalie, Pauline
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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