A loan of $950 helped a member to buy 15 pagnes (traditional wrap-around clothing).


Fraternite Group's story

Madame Fanta represents the group 'Fraternite'. She is single and has no children. She is financially responsible for 2 people, neither of whom go to school. Madame Fanta has been selling pagnes (traditional wrap-around clothing) for 6 years. She buys her supplies at the market in Nouna and her customers are women. With this loan, she wants to buy 15 pagnes. She will use her earnings to order more pagnes.

Madame Fanta would like to open her own shop selling pagnes and be able to afford to send her 2 nephews to school.

In this group: Fanta, Awa, Safiatou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder



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