A loan of $5,875 helped a member to purchase fresh fish at 500,000 francs CFA.

Aminata's Group's story

This group is made up of 6 women who live in the same neighborhood and all conduct small businesses. They are a cohesive social group. Aminata is the representative of the group. She is 48 years old, married, and the mother of 2 sons ages 32 and 30, and 2 daughters ages 27 and 24. She is in the fish business, and with her loan she plans on purchasing fresh fish for 500,000 francs CFA.

Aminata conducts her business in her neighborhood fish market, which is going well despite the competition. Her profits will allow her to feed her family and to increase her savings with the "banc villageois."

In this group: Aminata , Codou , Fatim, Fatou , Bineta , Oureye
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stephanie Long Phillips

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