A loan of $2,500 helped a member to buy rice and vegetable and palm oil for resale.

Dental Group's story

The “Dental” group was created in December 2010 at the opening of the local Banc Villageois. It is composed of 21 women from the same village. Their main business activity is retail.

The group’s leader is seated second from left in the photo. She is 38 years old, married and the mother of four. She sells rice, vegetable and palm oil. She has solid experience in this business having done it for over three years.

This new loan will allow her to restock rice and oil for sale. Thanks to the income from her business, she plans to help her husband provide for the schooling of their children.

In this group: Mariama, Dienabou, Kadiatou, Mariama Dou, Fatoumata, Kadidiatou, Taïbou*, Ouleymatou, Fatoumata Dahifa, Mariama, Hawa Balde, Aïssatou Balde, Kadiatou Yaya, Binta, Dienabou, Houleymatou, Mariama Tidiane, Oumou*, Kadidiatou, Awa, Salimatou*
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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