A loan of $3,475 helped a member to purchase millet seeds.

Sante Yalla Group's story

Sante Yalla solidarity group was created 06/16/2007. It is composed of 21 women coming from the same village. Their main activities are agriculture and retail.

Mrs. CoumB., who is sitting all the way to the right in the photo, is the group leader. She is 53 years old, windowed, and a mother of six. Additionally, she takes care of three other children whom she supports financially.

Her main activities are retailing vegetables and growing millet. She is quite experienced in this activity for having practiced it several times.

Her loan will make it possible for her to procure enough supplies to meet customer demand. Her aim is to increase her saving capacity and to improve her family's living conditions.

In this group: Coumba, Naounde, Penda, Adama*, Fatimata, Khady Ndao, Diaw, Khady, Astou, Aissatou*, Rokya, Coumba, Maimouna, Fatou, Mingue*, Seune, Dienanba, Seynabou, Kadidia, Diabou, Adama
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler

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