A loan of $4,600 helped a member to purchase packets of bouillon cubes and various other condiments to resell in the village.

Binta's Group's story

This group was created on May 5, 2009 when the 'banc villageois' was inaugurated. It is composed of women who are very dedicated to running their organization. They all live in the same [village] and share a spirit of teamwork and solidarity.

Ms. Binta (seated at the far right with her hand raised) is the featured borrower of the group. Despite her advanced age, she remains a fine example for the group and cares for her family's future. A widow, she supports four daughters and two sons, and she is active in selling a variety of grocery supplies, from peanut butter to condiments, and more.

With her loan, she plans on purchasing packets of bouillon cubes and various other condiments to resell in her village.

With the profits, she plans on ensuring that her children's healthcare and day-to-day expenses are covered.

In this group: Binta, Sadio, Salle, Halimatou, Aissatou, Halimatou, Kadiatou, Kadiatou Diabou, Aissatou, Coumba, Mariama, Tombong, Sounkarou, Dienabou, Nialing, Aissatou, Marie, Tahibou, Coumba, Aissatou, Salimatou, Salimatou, Maimouna, Fatoumata, Fatou Kine, Bambe, Bouya, Lade, Mariama Woury, Adama Diang, Maimouna, Kadiatou, Arabe, Diouma, Hawa, Mariama

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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