A loan of $3,175 helped a member to purchase 50 sacks of cassava couscous.

Parate Yande Group's story

Ouango is the representative for the Parate Yande Group. She is married and the mother of four children. The oldest is 19 years old and the youngest is 17 years old. They are all attending school. Ouango has five dependents in her care.

Ouango has been selling cassava couscous (called "attiéké") for the past seven years. She purchases her supplies in Ivory Coast. Ouango wants to buy 50 sacks of cassava couscous. With her income, she wants to pay for her children's education. She also aims to acquire a truck for her business.

In this group: Ouango, Helene, Marcelline Lalle, Ratamogo, Suzanne

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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