A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy mangos, and groundnuts to make into oil.


Hawa's Group's story

This group was created in July 2011 and is comprised of members who live in the same village and work in retail trade and farming.

Fatou, who is found on the right of the photo with her hand raised, is the featured borrower of the group. She is 40 years old, married, and the mother of two boys. She works selling mangos and making groundnuts into oil.

With this loan, she plans to buy 100 kilograms of groundnuts for 50,000 francs and a tray of mangos for 6,000 francs.

Earnings will allow her to consolidate her business and support her family's needs.

In this group: Hawa, Kadidiatou, Coumba, Fatou, Yama, Aissataou, Woury, Aissatou, Mame Diarra, Yama, Bity, Khady, Khady, Faty, Fatou, Ngone, Mame Diarra, Arame, Dieynabou, Yacine, Fatou, Yacine, Aissatou, Yama, Coumba

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara.



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