A loan of $1,625 helped a member to buy vegetables.


Diamyody Ka Group's story

The solidarity group Diamyody K. is made up of 12 women who live in the same village. The group was created on May 14, 2010, and the main activity is small-scale retail. The group is part of the Gabar Banc Villageois. Khardiata K., standing on the right of the photo, is the group's leader. She is 62 years old, a widow, and the mother of 8 children. She has a small business selling vegetables, and she also serves food. With 10 years' experience, she is happy in this work. With her loan, Khardiata will increase her supply of merchandise. She participates financially in her family's needs, at the same time as building up her savings.

In this group: Khardiata, Khady, Yacine, Amel, Aissatou, Ramatoulaye, Thiane, Fatou, Aminata Diawar, Diama*, Aissatou, Bourry
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Puchner



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