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Total loan: $1,925
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Deggo Group

Senegal
Senegal / Food

A loan of $1,925 helped a member to buy vegetables for resale.


Deggo Group's story

The Deggo solidarity group was created on the 8th of May, 2001. It is made up of 10 women who are all retailers and all live in the same area.

Aissatou, on the right of the picture with her hand raised, is the group's leader. She is 45 years old, married and the mother of 7 children. She is also responsible for 2 more children whom her parents have placed in her care.

Aissatou is an experienced retailer who has been selling vegetables for several years. This loan will increase her working capital and allow her to restock and develop her business activities. She will use the profits from her business to improve her family's living conditions by buying food and clothing, paying medical expenses, etc.

In this group: Madjiguene, Fatou, Aissatou A, Gnagna, Fatou, Banna, Alimatou, Binta, Aissatou, Amy
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: September 29, 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: September 29, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services