A loan of $2,625 helped a member buy peanuts to transform into oil.


Takku Liggey Group's story

The TAKKU LIGGEY solidarity group was created September 27, 2009. It is composed of 13 women who all hail from the same village. They got organized based on affinities and proximity and share a common interest for developing their region. Mrs. Amy Lô, who stands all the way to the right of the photo, is the group leader. She is 53 years old. She is married and a mother of six children. She transforms and sells peanut oil. She sells her merchandise locally in the village. She also serves food in the village. With her new credit, she will increase her production level by buying more peanuts. She will also improve her small restaurant. Her objective is to assist her husband in supporting the family.

In this group: Amy, Mbene, Dieck, Ndack, Diarry Sow, Maguette, Faty, Fabinta, Mbene, Sokhna Astou, Yarame , Marame , Aminata
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



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