Total loan: $4,575

Awa's Group

, , Senegal / Retail

Awa's Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy some shoes, some incense and some perfumes.

Awa's Group's story

This group is made up of 30 women who share strong bonds of solidarity and helpfulness. They live in the same neighbourhood and took the opportunity to join a banc villageois when it started in their area in December, 2010. They have small business as their main activity.

Madame Sokhna, (standing at the extreme right of the photo with a raised hand) is the representative of the group. She is 50 years old. She is married and the mother of 3 girls, the youngest of whom is 10. She has a small business of shoes, perfumes and incense. She has experience is this business having practised it for many years.

With this new loan she plans to go to the capital to buy some shoes, some perfume and some incense for resale in her neighbourhood.

With the profits realize from this business, she plans to add to her savings and meet the needs of her children.