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Mar 16, 2017 8:42 PM ET

Burkina Faso: Nongtaaba De Tanghin Group: A loan of $500 helps a member to purchase five sacks of onions and three boxes of tomatoes.

iCrowdNewswire - Mar 16, 2017

Nongtaaba De Tanghin Group

Burkina Faso
 
Nongremassom, Burkina Faso / Fruits & Vegetables
 
Borrower image
 

A loan of $500 helps a member to purchase five sacks of onions and three boxes of tomatoes.

Nongtaaba De Tanghin Group’s story

Adissa is the surpervisor of the Nongtaaba De Tanghin group. She is married and the mother of five children. One of her children is 43 and one is 33. None of them attend school and she has one person financially dependent on her.
She sells condiments. She has been doing so for twenty years. She buys her supplies in her local market.
With the loan funds she plans to buy five sacks of onions and three boxes of tomatoes.
She will use the profits generated from the loan to strengthen her business.
Her ambitions are:
Professionally – to become a major trader
Personally – she wants to meet the family’s needs

In this group: Adissa, Asseta, Zenabo 

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton View original language description

This loan is special because:

It empowers borrowers to grow their businesses. 

Nadia Costanzo
Kiva staff

More about this loan 

About Micro Start/AFD:

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families’ living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services. Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities.

Contact Information:

Nongtaaba De Tanghin Group

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