A loan of $4,600 helped a member to buy fabric.


Brigide's Group's story

This group was created on July 2011. Its members live in the same neighborhood and working as vendors. Catherine, the one shown on the right raising her hand in the photo, is our star borrower. She is 42 years old, married and has one daughter. Her business is selling fabric decorated with images of saints. With her loan, she plans to buy ten 12-yard [11-meter] pieces of fabric at 12,000 West African francs each. Her goal is to be able to provide for her daughter's school fees and food .

In this group: Brigide, Marie Pierre, Catherine, Tacky, Josephine, Ingma, Caroline, Celestine Ngama, Marie Emilie, Cecile, Mama, Juliette Pierre, Clementine Elene, Virginie Niafo, Clementine, Fatou, Martine Ipene, Marie Armel, Tacky, Maimouna, Sira, Denise, Aissatou, Delphine, Goulo, Noukhou, Koulele, Marie, Monique, Delphine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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