A loan helped a member to purchase 'pagne' cloth and hair extensions to resell.


Fouroutono Group's story

Assita is the official of this group of five members composed of energetic women, who struggle each day to ensure a future for their children. Assita is a married mother of six children, who are in school. For twenty years, this good and honest lady has been selling diverse goods: 'pagnes' (the colorful cloth of western Africa), hair extensions, charcoal. She has need of this loan to purchase 2 dozen lengths of ‘pagne’ cloth and also some hair extensions to sell. After her sales, her profit will enable her to take care of her children and to continue her business.

In this group: Assita, Aminata, Assita, Fatoumata, Fanta

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.



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