A loan of $4,125 helped a member to buy seeds and other goods.


Dalanda Sow's Group's story

This group was set up in December 2010. It is made up of members who live in the same village. They practice farming and have small trading businesses.

Goulo, who is on the far right of the photo with her hand raised, is the leader of the group. She is 26 years old, married and mother to two children.

She practices farming and has a small trading business. With her loan she is planning to buy 40,000 francs worth of seeds and spend 50,000 francs on other goods.

Her aim is to increase her savings and help out her husband with the daily expenses.

In this group: Dalanda, Diamy, Ramata, Maimouna, Dieynaba, Fatoumata, Maimouna, Penda, Khardiata, Ramata, Goulo, Maimouna, Dado, Fatou, Awa, Ami, Coumba Talla, Aissatou, Dieynaba
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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