A loan of $1,050 helped a member to purchase two sacks of peppers and two baskets of tomatoes.

Mougnou Group's story

The Mougnou Group is made up of married women who have an average of 41 years and an average of three children. They are all living in large traditional extended families in the village of Zanfina, municipality of Binko, prefecture of Baroueli, in the Segou region (fourth administrative region of the Republic of Mali).

They know one another through ties of kinship, vicinity, and friendship. They are merchants of "condiments" (vegetables used in local sauces), charcoal, grain and prepared food.The women of the Mougnou Group are currently on their first group loan.

The client Doussou is shown in the photo standing the second from the right. With her loan, she plans to purchase two sacks of peppers and two baskets of tomatoes from local producers. She hopes to earn an average monthly revenue of 25,000 Francs CFA, which she will use to reinvest in her business.

In this group: Alima , Assan, Awa , Dankourou , Djouma , Doussou, Kafoune, Maimouna, Nieba, Tata
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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