A loan of $625 helped buy and resell 110 liters palm oil and three packs of brooms.

Tombong's story

Tombong M. is 30 years old, married and the mother of one child under her care. She has been a member of the local « Banc Villageois » loan group for 8 years and has been granted 16 successive loans.

She retails palm oil and traditional brooms made from palm fronds. She gets her merchandise locally and delivers it to other regions of the country for resale, in particular Dakar.

She wishes to participate in improving her family’s living conditions, satisfy her personal needs and pay for her children’s schooling.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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