A loan of $4,400 helped a member to buy clothing.


Belle Dame Group's story

The members of the Belle Dame group are exclusively monogamous. They have an average age of 32 and, on average, 2 children. They all live in Djicoroni and got to know each other thanks to neighbourly relationships. The group members sell clothing and gas. The group members decided to join Soro Yiriwaso so that they could restock their inventories, and are on their 3rd group loan.

Adiara, the woman sitting in the middle of the picture, has a good reputation as a clothes seller. She plans to use her loan to buy 2 bales of pieces of light fabrics wholesale at the Grand Market. She makes her sales in Djicoroni to a varied retail clientèle. Thanks to this loan, Adiara hopes to make an average monthly profit of 75 000 francs which will be reinvested in her business. Her aim to buy a plot of land destined for habitation thanks to her relationship with Soro Yiriwaso.

In this group: Bintou , Adiara , Minata, Assétou , Elisabete , Nah , Mama
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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