A loan of $1,250 helped a member purchase cups and clothes.


Yeredon Group's story

This group is comprised of women all living in traditional families with their husbands, children and parents in Koutiala. They are on average 42 years old and have at least 4 children. These women are involved the commerce of diverse products such as clothes, cups and others. With the goal of allowing their commercial activity to evolve and to increase their working capital, they decided to join the loan program from Soro Yiriwaso. The women seen in green in the photo, second from the left, is named Awa, and sells cups and clothes. She hopes to use her profits to increase her working capital and purchase more cups and clothes to respond to customer demand and earn more. Mrs Awa hopes to earn 222 000 FCFA during this loan cycle, while the other members of the Yeredon group are aiming for average earnings of 210 000 FCFA each. In addition to repyaing ther loans, the members of the Yeredon group use part of their earnings towards personal expenses and to increase their working capital, always looking to deepend their partnership with Soro Yiriwaso in order to continue satisfying customer demands.

In this group: Sadjatou , Maimouna , Mama , Awa
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chloé Tuot



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