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Lansar Group
In this Group: Sarakh, Coumba, Ndeye Khady, Ndoumbe, Ndeye, Barakatou, Bineta, Annel, Ndeye, Ndiaya, Amy, Seynabou, Magatte, Khadia, Nogoye, Thiane
The solidarity group called LANSAR was created on May 12, 2010 and is composed of 16 women who live in the same area and whose principal work is the sale of small items.

Madame Sarakh, the leader of the group, is 47. She is married and the mother of two children, but is also raising four young children whose mother is deceased.

Her principal activity is selling vegetables and fish. At the same time she sells cooked meat together with her husband. In the photo, she is standing on the right, dressed in a blue sari.

She buys vegetables, fish, sheep and goats at the weekly market in the village and resells her goods in the same place. She has 20 years' experience in this field. Her loan will allow her to buy sheep and goats to slaughter and cook,especially on Wednesdays, the weekly market day, so as to satisfy the demand of customers who come from all over.

She hopes that she can use her profit to grow her savings and improve living conditions for her family in terms of food, school fees, and health-related issues.
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Le groupe de solidarité LANSAR est créé depuis le 12 mai 2010; il est composé de seize femmes qui habitent ensemble et mènent comme activité principale le petit commerce.

Madame Sarakh la responsable est âgée de 47 ans. Elle est mariée mère de deux enfants mais a également en charge quatre petits enfants qui sont orphelins de mère.

Elle mène comme activité principale le petit commerce de légumes et poisson et fait parallèlement de la vente de viande cuite en collaboration avec son mari. Sur la photo, elle est debout à droite habillée d'un sari bleu.

Elle achète ses légumes, poisson, moutons et chèvres au marché hebdomadaire du village et y revend également. Elle a une expérience de 20 ans dans ce domaine.

Son prêt lui permettra d'acheter des moutons et chèvres à abattre pour la cuisson surtout les mercredi qui sont jour de marché hebdomadaire afin de satisfaire la clientèle qui vient de tous les horizons.

Elle souhaite avec ses bénéfices augmenter son épargne et améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille pour la nourriture, la scolarité et la santé.

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About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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