A loan of $1,275 helped a member to buy 15 lengths of pagnes [brightly colored fabric], 25 pairs of shoes, and 15 dozen children's outfits.


Wendbenedo Group's story

Poko Anne is the leader of the Wendbenedo group. She is going well. Married, she is a mother of three children. The eldest is 13 years old and the youngest is 3 years old. All three children go to school. She has [an additional] four people under her care.

Poko Anne has been selling clothing, shoes, and pagnes [brightly colored fabric] for ten years. She procures her goods from a market in a part of town known as Sector 10. Her customers are people living in the area.

She would like to buy 15 lengths of pagnes, 25 pairs of shoes, and 15 dozen children's outfits.

With these earnings, she wants to reinvest in her business.

She plans to one day buy a piece of land and take better care of her family.

In this group: Poko Anne, Judith, Zalissa
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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