A loan of $3,700 helped a member purchase vegetables to sell.

Bok Jom Group's story

The lending group BOK JOM was created on 26 august 2009, and is comprised of 16 women from the same village who met either through being neighbors or family ties. The group is part of the Village Bank DAGATH.

Mrs KHOUD. S. (the woman standing on the far right of the photo wearing a green scarf) is the leader of the group. She is 49 years old, married, and with six children. She is also caring for her granddaughter.

She has been selling vegetables for a living for more than 20 years, and is thus quite efficient at this business. She stocks up on vegetables at the central market in the village of Louga. She is also involved in the fattening of sheep as a second income-generating activity, she is also

In this group: Khoudia, Birame, Arame, Seleume, Adji Ndack, Mame Sassoume, Fatou, Anta, Oumou, Ndeye Aminata, Daba, Saly, Fama, Aby, Amy*, Diama
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chloé Tuot

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