A loan of $1,775 helped a member to bolster her income generating activity.


Darou Salam Group's story

This solidarity group was created on March 28, 2008. It is composed of eight women who are all from the same area. Most of them are cousins or sisters-in-law to other group members. The group belongs to the Banc Villageois of Montagne Nord2.

Ms Boye N. (pictured standing at the right side) chairs the group. She is 56 years old, widowed and the mother of four children. She has a small business in which she sells natural fruit juice, bread and curds. She will use her new loan to buy much more inventory to increase her income. Her objective is to boost her savings and provide for her descendants.

In this group: Salma Nafi, Ndeye Bator, Oumou Khairy, Penda Mass, Rokhaya, Boye, Adama, Fatou Bintou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris



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