A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy products including rice, sugar, oil, and soap for resale.


Mbotaye Group's story

The Mbotaye group is a group promoting women which is made up of 7 women who all live in the same district. They sells various products including food. Their leader is called Aïssatou. She is married and a mother and sells food products like rice, sugar, oil, and soap. She has 3 years worth of experience with this business and supports her husband with the daily expenses and their children's education expenses. She starts her workday at 8 am and finishes at 6 pm. Aïssatou is the one in the picture who is not carrying a child on her back. She would like to own some grocery shops and to increase her income so that she can improve her family's living conditions.

In this group: Aïssatou , Awa , Maïmouna, Lémou Héliane , Rama, Marième , Amy Collé
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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