A loan of $3,000 helped a member working capital.


Sop Sokhna Diarra Group's story

The community bank named Sop Sokhna Diarra was founded on September 27, 2009. The group is made up of 18 women that are all originally from the same village. They came together as friends and neighbors. The group is a member of the community bank Keur Serigne Louga Sud (Kiva Field Partner). Mrs. Ndeye M., standing to the right in the photo, is the leader of the group. She is 37 years old. She is married and she is the mother of 6 children. She has a small business through which she sells various merchandise. She sells condiments such as onions, chili peppers, garlic, pepper etc. With this new loan she will stock her store to better meet client demand and increase her profits. Her goal is to help her husband in the support of the family, especially to provide health care, nutrition, and schooling to their children.

In this group: Ndeye, Astou, Awa, Salamata, Ndeye, Maguette, Mane , Mane Mou Ndaw, Khayta, Anta, Mame Penda, Ndeye Anta*, Thiane, Ngone, Awa, Daba, Ndeye Absa*, Nogaye
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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