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Saf Nieup Group
In this Group: Agnes , Amy Ciss, Yacine, Astou, Khady, Elisabeth Siga, Seynabou, Marie Pierre , Khady, Sally, Awa Laye, Marietou, Fatou, Adama, Astou, Ndeye, Fatou, Mariama Ndella, Adji Fatou, Awa Modou, Salimata, Salimata*, Maimouna, Fatou Ibrahima, Woly, Tening*, Safietou*, Mariama, Khady
* not pictured
The SAF NIEUP solidarity group was created a year and a half ago. It consists of 29 women, all from the same village. The group is part of the Banc Villageois of THIO ADI.

Mrs. Khady S. is the head of the group. She appears in the photo standing in the center of the group, and also inset. She is married with five children, and also looks after two other children who have been entrusted to her care.

She has a small business selling milk curd. Three times a week, she travels to large cities such as Rufisque to sell milk curd. She has been doing this for over 20 years.

She assists her husband with the family responsibilities including the payment of school supplies for the children. She also helps with the daily expenses.
le groupe de solidarité SAF NIEUP est créé depuis un an et demi. Il est composé de 29 femmes qui sont toutes issues du même village. Le groupe fait partie du Banc Villageois de THIO ADI

Madame Khady S. debout au milieu du groupe sur la photo et mise en médaillon est responsable du groupe. Elle est mariée et mère de 05 enfants. elle a aussi la charge de deux autres enfants qui lui sont confiés par des proches.

Elle fait un petit commerce de lait caillé. Trois fois par semaine elle se rend dans les grandes villes telles que Rufisque pour vendre du lait caillé. Elle pratique cette activité depuis plus de 20 ans.

Elle soutient son mari dans la prise en charge de la famille: par exemple le payement des fournitures scolaires pour les enfants. Elle participe également aux dépenses quotidiennes de la famille

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

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 482.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Saf Nieup Group's $4,125 loan helped a member to sustain her small business of milk curd sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 4, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011