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Sope Serigne Fallou Group
In this Group: Maty, Mariama, Binta, Fatoumata, Adama, Maguette, Daba Cheikh, Boye, Mareme, Dioba*, Awa*
* not pictured
The Sope Serigne Fallou solidarity group was created in June 2010 when the « Banc Villageois » loan group was dissolved. It consists of 11 women from the same village who got together through personal affinities and as neighbors.

Mrs. Maty N. is responsible for the group: she is shown kneeling on the right of the picture, clothed in white with a white scarf on her head. She is 35 years old, married and the mother of six children.

She is developing a small commercial business. She gets her merchandise from Touba in the Mbacke region of the Diourbel department. She resells at weekly area markets and door-to-door.

Her new loan will enable her to buy larger quantities of perfume and incense. She assists her husband in taking care of their family, particularly concerning nutrition and health matters.
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Le groupe de solidarité SOPE SERIGNE FALLOU est créé en juin 2010 lors de la scission du Banc Villageois. Il est composé de 11 femmes toutes issues du même village. Elles se sont organisées par affinité et par voisinage.

Madame Maty N., accroupie à droite de la photo, de blanc vêtue, et un foulard blanc sur la tête, est la responsable du groupe. Elle est âgée de 35 ans. Elle est mariée et mère de 06 enfants.

Elle développe un petit commerce. Elle va à TOUBA dans le département de MBACKE région de DIOURBEL pour acheter sa marchandise. Elle revend dans les marchés hebdomadaires de sa zone et en faisant du porte à porte.

Son nouveau prêt permettra d'acheter en quantité plus importante des parfums et de l'encens.

Elle soutien son mari dans la prise en charge de la famille, surtout en ce qui concerne la nourriture et la santé.

Additional Information

About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,110,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sope Serigne Fallou Group's $1,850 loan helped a member buy perfume and incense.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2010
Listed
Jul 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 16, 2011