A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy vegetables.

Celestine's Group's story

This group of four women has already paid back 10 loans. They all engage in commerce.

The representative, Relina Fatima, is a 32-year-old widow. She is the mother of five children, of whom three are boys. Her eldest child is 14 years old. Relina Fatima is a [strong] fighter and very brave.

Relina Fatima has been selling vegetables, especially onions, peppers, carrots, cabbage, etc., in a local market for more than three years.

Earnings allow her to help her family with the costs of food and the children's schooling.

In this group: Celestine, Relina Fatima, Tening , Dienaba
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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