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Sop Mohamed Group
In this Group: Katy, Bintou*, Awa Touty, Fatou*, Maly, Arame, Arame, Mareme, Ndeye Codou, Jeanne, Fatou
* not pictured
The SOP MOHAMED solidarity group was created August 27, 2009. It is composed of eleven women who are all from the same neighborhood. They came together as neighbors and through bonds of affinity. The group is part of the Banc Villageois of MONTAGNE NORD3.

Mrs. Katy C. (standing on the right and wearing a yellow shirt) is the head of the group. She is 40 years old, married, and the mother of two (2) children. She is also responsible for two other children who were entrusted to her by relatives. She has a small business selling clothes and perfumes, an activity she was already engaged in prior to joining the Banc Villageois. Her new loan will allow her to go to the capital (Dakar) to stock up on merchandise (clothing and perfume). Her goal is to help her husband in supporting the family (food, health care, children's tuition, etc.)
Le groupe de solidarité SOP MOHAMED est créé le 27 août 2009. Il est composé de 11 femmes qui sont toutes issues du même quartier. Elles ont monté leur groupe par voisinage et par liens d'affinité. Le groupe fait du Banc Villageois de MONTAGNE NORD3

Madame KATY C. (debout à droite de la photo en tee-shirt jaune) est responsable du groupe. Elle est âgée de 40 ans. Elle est mariée et mère de 02 enfants. Elle a aussi la charge de deux autres enfants qui lui sont confiés par des proches.

Elle fait un petit commerce de vêtements et de parfums. Elle pratique cette activité avant qu'elle n'adhère au Banc Villageois

Son nouveau crédit lui permettra d'aller à la capitale (Dakar) pour s'approvisionner en marchandises (vêtements et parfums)

Son objectif est de soutenir son mari dans la prise en charge de la famille (nourriture, santé, scolarité des enfants etc.)

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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,085,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 461.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sop Mohamed Group's $1,575 loan helped a member to buy clothing and perfume for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 29, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011