Total loan: $2,150

05_Catherine Group

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, , Senegal / Retail

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A loan helped to buy 120 meters of fabric, 20 pairs of shoes, and vegetables.

05_Catherine Group's story

This group of women has existed since December 2011. They live in the same neighborhood and they are united by family relationships and friendship. They mainly work in commerce and raising animals.

Juliette Ipene is in the photo and she is 45 years old. She is the group representative. She is married and the mother of 5 children, 2 of which are girls.

She sells individual fabric, shoes, and vegetables. She stocks up on her merchandise at the large city markets. She also raises sheep.

With this loan, she plans to buy 120 meters of fabric, 20 pairs of shoes, and vegetables to resell in the weekly markets and the surrounding villages.

The earnings from the loan will be used to help her husband with the school fees and health of their children, and the daily expenses.