A loan of $2,050 helped a member acheter des légumes à revendre.

Sop Mame Diarra Group's story

The solidarity group SOP MAME DIARRA was created on December 30, 2009. It is made up of 15 women who all come from the same village. Their main revenue-generating activity is small business. The group is part of the Banc Villageois of DIADIORDE.

Mrs. Fatou S. (standing on the right in the photo, wearing a black scarf) is the group's leader. She is married and has five children. She is also responsible for two other children that have been placed into her care by relatives.

She buys and sells legumes. She gets her stock from the surrounding towns and sells it in her village She has been doing this for more than five years.

Her new loan will allow her to bolster her business by increasing her stock.

Her goal is to increase her profits so she can provide for her husband and children.

In this group: Aissatou, Fatou, Faty, Awa, Fatou Maguette, Anta, Ndeye, Fatou Bou Mag, Aicha, Diaw, Marema, Awa, Ndeye, Seny, Khatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Manuel Carreiro

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