A loan of $4,050 helped a member to buy vegetables and groundnuts.


Aida's Group's story

This group was created in 2011. The members live in the same area and they are in the business of selling vegetables and groundnuts. Aida, standing at the right of photo with her arm raised, is the representative. She is 27 years old, married, and mother of two girls. She sells vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and groundnuts. With the loan, she plans to buy vegetables, potatoes, pears, carrots for 25,000 francs and groundnuts for 50,000 francs. Her goal is to help her husband buy food and take care of their family's needs, such as school fees and children's healthcare.

In this group: Aida, Alima, Coumba, Awa, Salla Malick, Fatou, Awa Thiale, Mbengue, Awa Sadou, Salla, Folly , Maimouna, Oumou, Mariama, Dibaye, Maimouna, Absa, Yama, Marie, Khady, Awa, Ndoumbe, Salla, Binta, Coumba, Mbacke
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh



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