A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy and resell fruits depending on the season.

Sop Serigne Bara Group's story

The Sop Serigne Bara "Banc Villageois" is a solidarity group in Artillerie Baax Yaay, born on August 27, 2009. The 15 members are women who all come from the same district. Also, they all have small business and get along with each other. Madam Nogaye S., 49 year-old, is the leader of the group. She is in charge of 9 children and 4 of them are orphans. She is on the far right in the picture wearing white and pink cloth. She sells different fruits depending on the season: mangoes, oranges, tangerines, watermelons and melons. She has a 12 years experience in the field and the loan will allow her to strengthen her small business of fruits and to have more income. She participates to the daily expenditures and takes care of the children's clothing. Her husband is in charge of the rest.

In this group: Nogaye, Maïmouna, Maïmouna, Altine, Fatou, Seynabou, Ndeye Mareme, Mareme, Ndiengoudy, Sawdiatou, Fatim, Khoury, Demba Dame, Awa, Mame Ami
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer tiphaine gire

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