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Sope Dabakh Group
In this Group: Ndondy, Seynabou, Awa, Maguette, Salimata
SOPE DABAKH is a group of 5 businesswomen. Its leader is Mme Ndondy B., 35 years old, and it was formed just five months ago. The women formed the group to develop their relationship and to help each other.

Ndondy B. is the mother of two children. She sells vegetables in the market, and has also been selling them for ten years from a table at her home.
She learned the trade from her mother, who still sells vegetables in the central market at Thiès. She engages in this business to help her husband manage their household and to take care of her famiL.'s needs.

The other group members are:
- Mme Seynabou W., the treasurer, who has been selling cloth (Wax, Basin, Khartoum……) door-to-door for ten years.
- Mme Awa N., born in 1967,has been selling oil, peanut butter and ground peanuts naflay) for 12 years, also door-to-door.
- Mme Maguette W. has been selling cosmetics, perfumes, bags and stockings door-to-door for four years.
- Mme Salimata L., 39 years old, has been selling cosmetics and stockings from her home for five years.
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SOPE DABAKH est un groupement de 5 femmes commerçantes. Il est dirigé par Madame Ndondy B. âgée de 35 ans. Et il a été créé, il y’a tout juste 5 mois. Ces femmes se sont regroupées pour développer leur relation et s’entraider.
La présidente Ndondy B. est mère de deux enfants. Elle est commerçante de légumes au marché et gère également une table de légumes chez elle depuis 10 ans. En fait c’est un métier qu’elle a copie de sa maman qui vend jusqu’à présent des légumes au marché central de Thiès. Pour Madame Ndondy B. cette vente est prise pour aider son mari à la charge de la maison régler ses besoins et ceux de ses enfants.
Les autres membres du groupement sont :
-Madame Seynabou W. la trésorière vend des tissus Wax, Basin, Khartoum…… Elle est marchande ambulante depuis 10 ans.
-Madame Awa N. née en 1967 vend de l’huile, pâte d’arachide, poudre d’arachide (naflay) depuis 12 ans. Elle fait également la marchande ambulante.
-Madame Maguette W. est marchande ambulante de produits cosmétiques, parfums, sacs, chaussures depuis 4 ans
-Madame Salimata L. âgée de 39 ans vend des produits cosmétiques et chaussures chez elle depuis 5 ans.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD