A loan of $1,675 helped a member to buy various items.

Badegna Group's story

The women in the Badegna group are 37 years old on average, and have an average of five children. They all live in traditional extended families in Kancene, a village in the cercle of Tominian (in the 4th administrative region of Mali).

The women are all related and are involved in trading food products, such as condiments, and other goods.

Having successfully repaid all their previous loans, the women in the Badegna group are requesting their 3rd solidarity loan.

Bintou Solo, pictured standing second from the left, intends to use her loan to buy one bale of cloth, shoes, fresh tomatoes, onions, aubergines, baskets of cereals and some baskets of fruit and vegetables.

The women buy their supplies in Kancene. They sell their goods in Kancene at the market and local stalls to individual customers for cash or on credit. Their clientele includes both men and women.

They are hoping to make a monthly average of 30 000 CFA francs, which will be spent on healthcare, food, school fees and reinvesting in their businesses.

In this group: Bintou Solo , Foune , Foune , Mariam , Aminata , Makoroba , Bakoro , Minata

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight

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