A loan helped a member to buy five 50kg sacks of rice, four 20-liter jugs of vegetable oil, and two 50kg sacks of sugar.


Mariama Taslima's Group's story

The banc villageois to which this group of 7 members adheres was formed in December 2010. It focuses primarily on women who for the majority have acquired solid experience in the small business that is their primary activity.
Madame Mariama Taslima (standing at the far right with one hand upraised) is the group representative. She is married. She is 51 years old, and mother to 4 children. She is active in small business. She has a boutique in her home.
This new loan will allow her to buy 5 50kg sacks of rice, 4 20-liter jugs of vegetable oil, 2 50kg sacks of sugar, 45 pairs of shoes, bananas, and fabrics which she will resell retail from her home.
The profits will allow her to reinforce her savings and participate in supporting her children.

In this group: Mariama Taslima , Ansata , Kany , Ouma, Nene Galle Baidy , Mariama Samba , Fatoumata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Anderson.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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