A loan of $1,000 helped a member purchasing more vegetables for resale.

Bakh Yaye Group's story

The solidarity group BAAX YAYE was created on December 20, 2009. It is composed of seven members who all come from the same district.They set up their group based on common interests and neighborhood. The solidarity group is part of the "Banc Villageois" of KEUR SALLA DERGUENE.

Mrs. Magatte D., on the right in the photo, is the group leader. She is 32, married and raising four children. She has a little business selling vegetables and she also has a kiosk where she sells bread. Her loan will allow her to add to her stock of vegetables so that she can expand her profit.

Her goal is to help improve living conditions for her family and to add to her savings.

In this group: Magatte, Fama, Ndeye, Fatou, Marieme, Coumba, Fatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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