A loan of $2,750 helped a member to purchase seasonal fruits for retail.

Sop Mohamed Group's story

The Sop Mohamed solidarity group was created on March 28, 2008; it belongs to the Artillerie 2 'Banc Villageois' (loan group). It is composed of 15 women who live in the same neighborhood. Their main activity is retail.

Khady, the leader, is 34 years old. She is married and has five dependent children. She is all the way to the right on the picture, in a red-orange bubu with a white shawl on her shoulders. She manages a small business retailing seasonal fruits (oranges, mangoes, melons, etc......). In parallel, she raises poultry.

Her new loan will allow her to purchase chicks and fruits to strengthen her activities.

She helps her husband with family expenses and children's healthcare.

In this group: Khady, Coumba, Mareme, Aminata, Fatou, Seynabou, Awa, Mareme, Awa, Ndeye, Soda*, Fatou, Fatou, Fama, Ndeye
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler

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