A loan helped a member to buy four and a half sacks of cassava flour ("placali").


Badenya Group's story

Korotimi represents the Badenya group. She is married and mother to three children. The eldest of the children is 25 years old and the youngest 18. Only one goes to school. Korotimi has been selling cassava flour ("placali") for the past ten years. She gets her supplies from the Ivory Coast. Her customers are women who make "atiéké" (cassava couscous) from the flour.

She would like to buy four and a half sacks of cassava flour. She would like to open a savings account with her profits and her ambition is to build up her business.

In this group: Korotimi, Fatoumata, Aminata, Awa, Bibata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras.



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