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Total loan: $2,575

Kd-Bamtare Group

, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to buy sacks of sugar, cans of oil, tea and vegetables to sell on.

Kd-Bamtare Group's story

First formed in 2009, this group of dynamic women are united in solidarity, linked either by kin or neighbourhood. Food sales are the group's principle activity.

Standing on the right-hand side of the photo with her hand raised is Mariama: the group's representative. She is 41 years old and is married with seven children, seven of whom are boys.

With this loan she is going to buy bags of sugar, cans of oil, tea and vegetables. She sells these items retail in her local area. She has a loyal customer base and has many years' experience in this industry.

The profits from this activity will enable her to boost her savings and diversify her business.