Total loan: $4,825

06_Montagne Nord 3 Group

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, , Senegal / Retail

06_Montagne Nord 3 Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy shea butter, palm oil, and incense.

06_Montagne Nord 3 Group's story

This group is made up of 26 women, who share strong ties of solidarity and mutual aid. They live in the same area and received an opportunity to join a banc villageois in August 2009. They work primarily in small-scale commerce.

Penda (who is standing on the far right in the photo with her hand raised) is the group's representative. She is 45 years old, divorced, and a mother of two sons. The eldest son is 17 years old.

Penda works selling shea butter, palm oil, and incense. She has done this work now for some years and so enjoys a level of experience.

With this new loan, she plans to buy shea butter, palm oil, and incense to resell to her customers.

With her profits, she hopes to increase her savings and support her and her children's needs.