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Total loan: $4,850

06_Santhiaba Coki 1 Group

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, , Senegal / Retail

06_Santhiaba Coki 1 Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy shoes and bed linens.

06_Santhiaba Coki 1 Group's story

This group is composed of 7 women who share strong bonds of solidarity and help one another. They live in the same village and seized the opportunity to join the banc villageois as soon as it was established in the community in December 2009. They are primarily active in small business.

Madame Fatou Kiné, (above on the extreme right of the photo with her hand raised), is the representative of the group. She is 41 years old and is married with 2 children. She has a small shoe and bed linen business in Dakar. She has experience in this business as she has been active in it for some years.

With this new loan, she plans on buying dozens of bed sheets and shoes in Dakar that she will then resell to her customers. With the profits, she plans to develop her business, add to her savings and support her husband with the daily expenditures.