A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy cereals (millet and corn) and peanuts [ground nuts].


Belene Ndendy Group's story

This solidarity group has been created on May 31, 2007. It is composed of 18 women living in the same neighborhood. Their main business activity is vending. Mrs. Aminata, standing to the far right [in the photo], is a widow, and lives with seven children, of whom two are her own. She is 40 years old. She sells cereals and peanuts [ground nuts]. She stocks up at different weekly markets in order to resell her goods at the central market of her town. She has three years of experience in this area. This loan will allow her to buy cereals and peanuts. Her goal is to be able to provide for her children while continuing to grow her savings.

In this group: Nene, Kouroutouma, Diamilatoua, Mariama Dioulde, Aminata, Sira, Bineta, Fatoumata, Fatimata Samba, Khady*, Kadia, Sire, Aminata, Izete, Fatoumata
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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