Lisbeth Joe will also be contributing to Kiva, specifically to women entrepreneurs. It's such a great organization providing opportunities and empowerment to female entrepreneurs all over the world. Read more about Kiva here
We are just getting started and wanted to carve this initiative into our DNA, even though we are just starting out we are starting small but the dream is to help thousands.
Madame Rougui, standing with hand upraised, is the representative of this group. She is 44 years old, and mother to 7 children. She is very brave and hardworking and has solidarity. She is involved with retail sales.
With her loan, she wants to buy sacks of "riz de la vallée" (white rice)
She plans to go to the farmers to buy in bulk, then sort it and resell it at retail in her village and at the weekly markets. Read More
Agusta has a general store which is located in a very good place where many people come to buy goods every day. She has been involved in business activities for many years and feels so comfortable running her business because she can earn money every day. Read More