A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy 4 sacks of bambara peas for her restaurant business.


Kistaabsida Group's story

Zenabo is the representative for the Kistaabsida Group. She is married and has four children between the ages of twenty and thirty-five years. Her children do not attend school, and she is financially responsible for three people.

Zenabo has run a restaurant and general trade business for thirty years. She buys her supplies in Boussé and the villages around Sabtenga. Her customers are men, women and children. She will buy four sacks of bambara peas for her restaurant business, with her loan. The earnings that she makes will be used to strengthen her business.

In the future, Zenabo would like to expand her restaurant business and improve her living conditions.

In this group: Zenabo, Awa, Mermatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Ryder



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