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Total loan: $2,950

Kd-Soutoure-Pca Group

, , Senegal / Retail

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A loan helped to buy sacks of "Riz de la vallée" (white rice).

Kd-Soutoure-Pca Group's story

This group was created in July 2012 and is made up of dynamic women with solidarity. They live in the same area. Their main business is small-scale sales.
Madame Rougui, standing with hand upraised, is the representative of this group. She is 44 years old, and mother to 7 children. She is very brave and hardworking and has solidarity. She is involved with retail sales.
With her loan, she wants to buy sacks of "riz de la vallée" (white rice)
She plans to go to the farmers to buy in bulk, then sort it and resell it at retail in her village and at the weekly markets.
With the profits, she plans to increase her savings, pay her interest and help her husband with the family's loads and needs.