A loan of $750 helped a member to buy one sac of millet and one wagon of firewood.


Saint Jean Baptiste Group's story

Delphine is the leader of the Saint Jean Baptiste group. She is doing well. Married, she is a mother of five children. The eldest is 16 years old and the youngest is 10 months old. Three of the children go to school.

Delphine has been making and then selling dolo [millet beer] for nine years.

She procures her goods from a local market. She would like to buy one sac of millet and a wagon of firewood.

Delphine would like to reinvest her earnings back into her business. One day she hopes to expand her business and support her children's education.

In this group: Delphine, Odette, Lamoussa, Marie Chantal, Kouka, Sitta Delphine
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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