A loan of $3,475 helped a member to purchase mangos and vegetables.


Elinkine Group's story

This group is composed of twenty members. They are women who are active mainly in small-scale commerce. They have always paid back their loans without difficulty. Ms. Célestine, who is at the right in the photo with a hand raised, is the group's representative. She is a widow, 47 years old, and the mother of four children, including three girls. She has been active in selling vegetables and mangos for over six years. She is going to use the money requested to purchase mangos and vegetables. The profits will be used for savings and for covering family expenses.

In this group: Mariama, Dienaba, Ndeye Fatou, Marcella, Nafi, Lissa, Dienaba, Mariama, Amie, Kadessa, Banna, Angele, Mariama, Celestine, Maguette, Marie Aimee, Oumy, Clementine, Seynabou, Marianne

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.



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