A loan of $4,125 helped a member to sustain her small business of milk curd sales.

Saf Nieup Group's story

The SAF NIEUP solidarity group was created a year and a half ago. It consists of 29 women, all from the same village. The group is part of the Banc Villageois of THIO ADI.

Mrs. Khady S. is the head of the group. She appears in the photo standing in the center of the group, and also inset. She is married with five children, and also looks after two other children who have been entrusted to her care.

She has a small business selling milk curd. Three times a week, she travels to large cities such as Rufisque to sell milk curd. She has been doing this for over 20 years.

She assists her husband with the family responsibilities including the payment of school supplies for the children. She also helps with the daily expenses.

In this group: Agnes , Amy Ciss, Yacine, Astou, Khady, Elisabeth Siga, Seynabou, Marie Pierre , Khady, Sally, Awa Laye, Marietou, Fatou, Adama, Astou, Ndeye, Fatou, Mariama Ndella, Adji Fatou, Awa Modou, Salimata, Salimata*, Maimouna, Fatou Ibrahima, Woly, Tening*, Safietou*, Mariama, Khady
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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