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Th Mtr_Antoinette Group

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, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to buy food products for resale.


Th Mtr_Antoinette Group's story

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

The group leader, Antoinette Pierre Françoise, is 42 years old and is standing on the right of the photo with her hand raised. She is married and is the mother of 3 boys. Antoinette Pierre Françoise has a small business selling doughnuts, ice creams, and fruit juices. She runs her business at the local school and has over 10 years experience.

She plans to buy some bags of sugar, sorrel front, monkey bread (the fruit of the baobab tree), flour, and the ingredients she needs to make the food that she sells. She makes a nice profit.

The profits she earns are used to help the with daily expenses and support her children.