A loan of $4,275 helped a member to buy millet, corn and beans.


Tacko's Group's story

This group has been created in June 2008. Its members live in the same village. They process cereals for sale and also sell various merchandise. Tacko, the one raising her hand on the right in the photo, is our star borrower. She is 65 years, married, and has four children, including one daughter.

Her line of business is processing cereals such as millet, corn and beans. With this loan, she plans to buy millet for 75,000 West African francs, corn for 25,000 francs and beans for 25,000 francs. Her goal is increase her savings and contribute to the cost of food for the household.

In this group: Tacko, Mariama Diallo, Nani, Ramatoulaye, Awa, Massata, Awa, Laurice, Mariama, Aissatou, Maimouna Ba, Awa Gueye, Kourtoum, Khady, Fatoumata, Fatou, Koudiedji, Fatou, Aissatou, Astan
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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