A loan of $3,750 helped a member to buy palm oil and peanuts.

Sambacouda Group's story

Le Banc Villageois of SAMBACOUNDA is composed of 27 women who all come from the village of Sambacounda. Le Banc Villageois was created in December of 2008, the month of its inauguration. These women mainly run small businesses and in the winter work to grow food.
Madame Bamby K. (all the way to the left in the photo, and somewhat behind the one in front of her) is the president of the Banc Villageois. She is 44 years old. She is married and the mother of 4 children.
With her new loan, she plans to finance her small business to buy palm oil and peanut paste.
She is going to buy the palm oil and the peanuts, that she will turn into paste and sell, in the village and at the weekly markets in her area.
Her goal is to contribute to improving her family’s living conditions and to ensure the health and education of her children.

In this group: Mariama, Bamby, Ouma, Bintou, Lade, Diadia, Banna, Tening, Kodel, Mariama, Hawa, Maroun, Tening, Maounde, Daro, Kadiatou, Sira, Coumba, Tacko, Diebou, Abayel, Dado, Adama, Dado, Kady, Diango*, Fatoumata*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold

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