A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy staple goods such as sugar, milk, coffee, soap and oil, for resale.

Rainabe I Group's story

RAINABE 1 is a women's group comprising ten members. All members of the group live in the same neighborhood and they get together whenever they need to. Oureye is the group's president. She is married and the mother of a family. She sells staple goods such as sugar, milk, soap, oil and rice. In the photo, she is the woman in the foreground. She works from 9AM until 4PM and she helps her husband to cover the daily expenses and the children's school fees. She needs this loan to buy and sell basic food products. In the future, she would like to become independent and have a monopoly on the market. Her goal is to increase her income and save some money.

In this group: Ourèye , Awa, Sala, Aminata , Rouguiatou, Khardiata, Marième , Diary, Penda , Aïssatou
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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