A loan of $1,575 helped a member to improve the group's financial self sufficiency.


Sope Cheikhna Cheikh Sadibou Group's story

The solidarity group Sope Cheikhna Cheikh Sadibou is one of the community groups of the Randoulene Sud loan group, it is made up of 09 women all from the same neighbourhood. They are all married and mother to at least 03 children. They are between 25 and 50 years old and are organised by proximity and by affinity. The group was created one year ago, the members Kodé L. and Monique D. have joined the group and have received their first loan. They develop various activities, such as small businesses in clothing, cosmetics, fishing products and shoes. Déguène D. is not present in the photograph for she was attending a famiL. funeral.

Mrs Khady G., the head of the group is 29 years old, she is divorced, and she lives with her two children (a boy and a girl) she has also benevolentL. adopted 05 children who are in great difficulty. Since 2002 she has been developing various activities in small businesses, she sells incense, soap, perfume etc. Her new loan will allow her to enhance her activity in order to increase her income and cope with her personal needs and those of her children while at the same time increasing her savings.

In this group: Coumba, Khary, Deguene*, Nogoye, Adama, Marieme, Awa, Kode, Monique
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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