A loan of $3,825 helped a member to buy vegetables for small-scale businesses.

Fonk Sa Ligueye Group's story

The solidarity group FONK SA LIGUEYE was created on December 4, 2007. It is composed of eleven women from the same district. Very solid friendships tie them together. The group is part of the Banc Villageois of SANTHIABA SUD.

Ms. Maretou S. (standing at the right in the photo and wearing a yellow scarf) is the group's leader. She is 55 years old, married, and the mother of three children.

Maretou has a small-scale business selling vegetables. She has been in this business for over ten years.

Her goal is to help cover day-to-day family expenses and to support her husband financially.

In this group: Maretou, Oumou, Binta, Yacine, Lobeye, Tabara, Mame Diop, Sokhna, Rokhaya, Fama, Fatou Nd.*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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