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Takku Liggey Group
In this Group: Fatou, Rama, Maty, Aminta, Fatou, Fatou Kine*
* not pictured
The solidarity group Takku Liggey was created on December 14, 2008. It consists of 6 women who are "fighters", hence the name given to the group. Their main activity is retail business.
Fatou is the group's representative. She is 55 years old, married, and the mother of 5 children. She is actively involved in the trade of used clothing and has a good experience in this field. She is standing to the right in the photo, raising her left hand, and she is wearing a multicolored boubou with a black shawl wrapped around her shoulders.
She buys and sells at the central market of the city.
Her loan will be used to develop and diversify her business.
Fatou takes care of her family's needs, specifically education and healthcare needs.
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Le groupe de solidarité Takku Liggey existe depuis le 14 décembre 2008, il est composé de six femmes qui sont des battantes d'où le nom donné au groupe.L'activité principale est le commerce.


Madame Fatou la responsable est âgée de 55 ans, mariée elle est mère de cinq enfants et s'active dans le commerce de friperie; elle capitalise une bonne expérience dans ce domaine. Sur la photo elle est debout à droite habillée en boubou multicolore avec un châle noir autour des épaules et a levé la main gauche.


Elle achète et revend au marché central de la ville.


Son prêt lui servira à développer et diversifier son activité.



Elle se charge des besoins de sa famille surtout sur le plan scolaire et sanitaire.

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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Takku Liggey Group's $3,000 loan helped a member to buy and resell used clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 10, 2012
Listed
Apr 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012