A loan of $2,450 helped a member purchase provisions for the sale of breakfast.

Sop Sa Aladji Group's story

The lending group SOP SA ALADJI was created at the same time as the Village Bank DAGATH was established (26 August 2009). The group comprises 15 women who are from the same village, united through family and neighborhood ties.

Mrs Mareme N. D. (standing up on the far right of the photo) is the leader of the group. She is 40 years old, married, and the most of 6 children. She is also taking care of four other children, responsibility for them was given to her by their parents or close family members.

She has been selling breakfast foods for more than five years.

She is hoping to use this loan to improve her business of selling breakfast by purchasing larger quantities of milk, coffee, sugar, bread, etc. Her goal is to increase her profits in order to better take care of her family.

In this group: Balla, Nogoye*, Thiane, Dima, Faty, Faty, Mame Diarra, Anta Diama, Mareme Ndiaye, Amy, Bigue, Ndeye Khoudia*, Yacine, Fatou Kine, Diama
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Chloé Tuot

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