A loan helped a member to buy fabric from Mali and resell it in her area.


09_Gpf Takkou Ligueye Marieme Faye Group's story

This group is made up of 10 women and was created in 2013. Living in the same area, the group members share strong social ties. They also work mainly in the commerce of diverse products.

Khardiatou, who is standing on the right in the photo with her hand raised, is the group's representative. She is married and 38 years old. She is the mother of two children, of whom one is a daugther. She has eight [additional] people in her care.

Khardiatou works selling fabric in her area. With this loan, she plans to buy fabric from Mali and in the lower region.

Khardiatou hopes to save half of her profits. The rest will be reinvested in her business and used to send a child to school.

In this group: Adama Nam , Bombodji, Fatou Bineta, Racky , Fatou, Khardiatou, Ndatte, Ndeye Ramatoulaye, Ndeye Aida, Mame Fama

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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