A loan of $1,475 helped a member to purchase traditional cloth.

Tongnooma Group's story

Ms. SOMPASSEKDE represents the group TONGNOOMA. She is a married mother of one child, aged 4 years old. He does not go to school. Ms. SOMPASSEKDE has three persons to support. She has been selling 'pagnes' (the colorful cloth of western Africa) and ready-to-wear clothing for four years. She gets her supplies at the market in her sector. Her customers include both men and women. She wants to purchase a bale of 'pagne' cloth. She wants to reinvest her profits to expand her business sector. Her ambition is to improve her family's living conditions.

In this group: Sompassekde, Mariam, Gyestalba Sabine, Hawa, Kadigue

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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