A loan of $1,725 helped a member buying shoes to re-sell.

Beug Lissa Samb Group's story

The solidarity group Beug Lissa S. was created on April 24, 2010. It brings together 14 women who live in the same neighborhood, whose principal occupation is a small business. The group is part of the Banc Villageois de Maison Familiale Rurale.

Madame Khady K., at right in the photo, raising her hand, is the group leader. She is 45 years old. She is married and is the mother of and responsible for 8 children.

Madame K. runs a small business selling shoes, which she has done for the past two years.

With her loan, Madame K. will buy merchandise to re-sell in her neighborhood. She sells either for cash or credit.

Madame K.'s objective is to support her husband in taking care of their famiL..

In this group: Khady, Marie Simone, Adja Fatou, Soda Mareme, Rokhaya, Ndeye Amy, Fatou, Nianga, Ndeye Yacine, Astou, Oumou Sarr, Maty, Fatou Dieng*, Adama*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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