A loan of $3,075 helped a member to buy shoes and scarves for resale.


Coumba's Group's story

This group is part of a "banc villageois" which was created on the 15th of December, 2008. It is made up of 4 women whose main business is retail.

Coumba, the group representative, is 56 years old. She is married and the mother of 5 children. She is a small retailer of shoes, bags, scarves and various other items. She is standing on the right of the picture and has her hand raised. This loan will help her to diversify her business. She uses her profits to cover her family's food and education expenses.

In this group: Coumba, Fatou, Coumba, Aminata
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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