Grant 9: Kanoua
Recipient community: Women's association in Kanoua
Village: Kanoua, Côte d'Ivoire
Number of community members reached: 65 women
Description: The women’s association in Kanoua asked for US $1000 to establish a shop in the village. They wanted to sell regular household and food items, save the profits in a microfinance account, and use the money to cover emergency expenses for association members, such as having to take a family member to the hospital or when members face difficulties paying school fees for their children. (Updated Sept. 11, 2020)
Amount applied for: 592,000 CFA (~$1000)
Amount received (net of fees): 592,000 CFA (~$1000)
Date of transfer: August 28, 2020
Progress: Items bought (Sept. 11, 2020).
Outcomes: Update pending (Sept. 11, 2020).
The women's association with goods purchased to sell at the shop.
Mme. N'goran Kouassi, president of the women's association.