Total loan: $5,325

01_Sindia Lorong Group

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, , Senegal / Retail

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A loan helped to buy fabric and shoes for resale.

01_Sindia Lorong Group's story

This group is made up of 10 women who belong to the "banc villageois", which was created in August of 2008. They live in the same village and maintain good social relations. They have repaid more than 20 loans with success. Their primary business is sales.
Safiétou , 57 years old, is the representative, on the left in the photo with her hand raised. She is a widow and the mother of four children, two of whom are girls who are married. Safiétou is involved in selling fabric and shoes. She does her buying and selling at the market in her area. She capitalizes on several years of significant experience in this area of business. With her loan she is going to buy 60 meters of sheer fabric, 12 packages of pagne cloth (traditional cloth wraps) of 6 meters, 30 pairs of shoes and pay the shipping. She is friendly with her clientele and sells by cash and credit. Her profits allow her to increase her savings and to build up her working capital.