Total loan: $5,400

Christine's Group

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, , Senegal / Retail

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A loan helped to purchase non-perishable food items and spices for a restaurant supply business.

Christine's Group's story

The banc villageois of which this group is a part of was created in March 2001. The women all work primarily in sales of various items. Coumba, on the right in the photo raising her hand, is the representative of the group. She is widowed, 40 years old, and the mother of six children, one of whom is a girl. She has been developing her business for several years. With her new loan, she plans to purchase a large stock of non-perishable food items and spices which she will sell restaurant supply business she runs out of her home. The profits will allow her to pay for daily expenses as well as the school and health costs of her children.