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Total loan: $1,625

Lg_Diadiordé Group

, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to buy vegetables.

Lg_Diadiordé Group's story

This group comprises 16 women who share strong bonds of solidarity and mutual support. They live in the same village and seized the opportunity to join the banc villageois when it was set up in the area in December 2009. They mainly work in small business.

Ndiaya, standing at the right of the photo with her hand raised, is the group's representative. She is 52 years old, married, and mother of six children including one 20-year-old daughter. She is a small trader in vegetables and benefits from experience in this work, having practised it for several years.

With this loan she plans to buy sacks of cabbages, carrots, aubergines, and cassava from the weekly markets to resell them individually in her village. The profits will enable her to build up her savings and to contribute to household responsibilities.