A loan of $2,250 helped a member to buy fabric.


Amy's Group's story

This group of three women belongs to the village bank which was created on the 2nd of July 2011. It is made up of members who live in the same neighbourhood and get on well together. Their work is commercial. Amy, who is standing up on the right of the photo, is 37 years old. She is married with seven children of which one boy. With her loan she plans to sell fabrics. She will buy a roll of 600 yards of fabric for 250000f. She will sell the fabric at 600f per yard. She will use the remainder of the money as working capital. She intends to reinvest the profits in her business and increase her savings in the village bank.

In this group: Amy, Rama, Khady
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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