Total loan: $4,325

Th Mtr_Caroline Group

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, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to buy various food products for resale.

Th Mtr_Caroline Group's story

This "banc villageois" was created in June of 2015 and groups together 8 women who live in the same village and are linked by family bonds and good neighbourly relations. Their principal activity is retail. They have befitted from 8 loans which they have all successfully repaid.

Caroline is the group leader and 65 years old. She is standing on the right of the photo raising her hand. She is divorced and the mother of two children.

Caroline has a small business selling vegetables, ice cream, and fruit juice. She does her business at the village market and has over 10 years experience in this line of work.

She plans to buy some bags of sugar, some sorrel fruit, monkey bread (fruit of the baobab tree), and the ingredients she needs to make her juices and ice creams. She gets her vegetables from the fields during the day and earns a good living.

The profits she makes will be used to meet her needs and support her children.