A loan of $4,900 helped a member to purchase fabrics.

Gorgorlou Group's story

This group was created during the first loan cycle with associated communal bank in 2009. It is made up of 26 women who live in different quarters of the city but they meet every month for activities set out by their communal bank. Their main activity is the management of a small business. The group is a part of the communal bank named Hersent2.

Mrs. Rokhaya N. is the leader of the group and she appears in the photo wearing glasses, and her image is reproduced above the crowd. She is 51 years old, she is married, and she has 2 children in her care. She also takes care of 3 other children who were left in her care by close friends.

She sells fabrics and craft supplies. She also is also a seamstress.

Her new loan will permit her to purchase fabrics and craft supplies for resale and she will also be able to fashion items of clothing.

Her goal is to cover her personal needs and those of her family, including her children's education and nutrition.

In this group: Rokhaya, Yacine, Astou, Bana, Mareme, Fatimatou Bintou, Ndieguy, Binta, Ndeye, Seynabou, Sine, Coumba, Ramata, Astou, Diama, Ndeye, Fatiamata, Namane*, Ndeye Galo, Mariama, Aida, Oumy , Ngone, Mareme*, Coumba, Fatou
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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