A loan of $3,450 helped a member to purchase merchandise for her business such as fabric, shoes, hand bags, fruit and fish.


Alwar Cmt Group's story

The "banc villageois" which this group belongs to was started in July of 2002. The group is made up of very energetic women who work in commercial businesses. Marie-Thérèse, who is to the right in the photo, raising her hand, is the representative of the group. She is divorced. She is 50 years old and the mother of three children, two of whom are girls. She has developed this business for over 10 years. She expects with her new loan to buy fabric, some shoes, hand bags, some fruit and some fish. The profits will go towards the education and food for the children and to pay some bills.

In this group: Saly, Mariama A, Antoinette*, Mama*, Marie Therese, Dionsoba, Maress, Souncary, Ndeye, Emma, Maciana, Fatou, Fatou, Marie Dominique, Kine, Fatimata
*not pictured

Translated from French


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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