Total loan: $4,150

01_Diakhao Group

, , Senegal / Retail

01_Diakhao Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy fabric and cosmetics to resell.

01_Diakhao Group's story

Established in May 2009, this group is made up of brave women who live in the same area. They maintain good social relations of solidarity and friendship. They work mainly in commerce, and have repaid several loans on time.

Amina is the [group's] representative. She is 50 years old and is standing on the right in the photo with her hand raised and wearing the grey tunic. She is married and a mother of five children. She has two daughters and three of the children are still in school.

Amina works selling fabric and cosmetics. She buys at wholesale in the large central market and resells her stock at retail in her local area. She benefits from an experience of more than five years.

[With her loan] she is going to buy pieces of wax fabric, packs of headscarves, and cosmetics, which she will resell and make good profits. She has a loyal customer-base.