A loan of $4,075 helped a member grow her vegetable-selling business.

Nob Sa Jeker Group's story

The solidarity group Nob Sa Jeker was created on December 30, 2009, the day of the inauguration of the Banc Villageois of Diewol Wolof to which it belongs. It is composed of 25 women from the same village, which helps promote a good rapport and a team spirit within the group.

Mrs. Yacine S. (standing on the far right in the photo wearing a blank scarf) is the group’s leader. She is 48 years old. She is a widow and the mother of four children. She retails vegetables. She stocks up in Touba, about 50 km [30 miles[ away, in order to resell her goods in the village. She has been in this business for over six years. Her goal is to increase her work capital in order to better grow her business and be able to provide for her famiL..

In this group: Diama, Rokhaya, Thiama, Coumba Sane, Amy, Khoudia, Daba, Aida, Awa, Binta, Oumy, Aminata Aida, Yacine, Niabasse, Sarakh, Wouly, Ndeye, Bassine, Ngaye, Yacine, Adjia, Kaby, Ndeye, Ndeye Rokhaya, Atta

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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