A loan of $3,925 helped a member growing her business.


And Liggueye Group's story

he “And Liggueye” solidarity group has been created two and a half years ago. It is composed of 32 women living in different districts but maintaining friendship ties. The group belongs to the Banc Villageois of Hersent2.

Mrs. Diabou W., on the far left in the photo and raising her hand, is the group’s leader. She is 46 years old. She is divorced and the mother of 7. She also has another child in her, entrusted to her by relatives. She has had a small business for four years. She sells mainly sandals and clothing.
Her new loan will allow her to strengthen her business somewhat by increasing her stock. Her goal is to provide for her children’s needs: schooling, food, clothing etc.

In this group: Khadiatou, Aissatou, Coumba, Maguette, Maimouna, Mbathio, Bana, Maty, Seynabou, Rama, Raby, Diabou, Fatou, Ndeye Coumba, Penda, Mareme, Awa, Bigue, Fatou, Ndeye, Astou, Adama*, Yacine, Ndeye Ngone*, Yacine*, Khoudia*, Ndack*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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