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Total loan: $4,900
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Tessito Group

Senegal
Senegal / Retail

A loan of $4,900 helped a member to purchase millet, corn, rice, soap, etc.


Tessito Group's story

This solidarity group was created May 4, 2010. It comprises 23 women, all from the same village. Most of them are active in retail.

Mrs. Sira, who stands to the right of the picture with her hand raised, is the group's leader. She is 61 years old. She is married and the mother of four children.

She owns a shop where she sells various products such as rice, millet, corn, soap, etc.

Her new loan will allow her to finance her retail activity.

Her objective is to participate in supporting the famiL., for instance relating to food and healthcare, while also increasing her savings.

In this group: Sira, Woudé, Gnana*, Sadio, Douta, Sona, Barakaty, Pinda, Sona Bakourou, Fatoumata, Areta, Salimata, Coumba, Finda, Nialing Diouma, Oudé, Coumbading, Ndiambou Diame, Satan, Mboule, Dialang, Fenda*, Ramata*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: May 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: May 18, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services