Sop Mame Thierno Group
Awa is the head of the group. She is the one standing at the right in the photo, Awa is a widow with 8 children in her care. Four are her children, and 4 are her grandsons. She is engaged in small trade, an activity she has been practicing for 15 years.
With this loan, she intends to stock up on merchandise to meet customer demand. Her goals are to be able to provide for her family’s needs and to increase her savings.
About CAURIE Micro FinanceThe 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.
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