A loan of $650 helped a member buy five dozen shoes.


Sapone Group's story

Mrs. Haoua is the person responsible for the Sapone group; Solange is doing well but is no longer part of the group.

She is married and the mother of five children. The oldest is 17 and the youngest is 2 years old. All go to school.

She has been selling shoes for the past six years. She gets her supplies from the market in sector 10. She wants to buy five dozen shoes.

She would like to put her profits into savings and help with her children's education. Her ambition is to open a shoe store.

In this group: Haoua, Bintou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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