A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, coffee, bread, and other supplies.

Sànt Yàlla Group's story

This group was created on 28 March 2008. It has 11 members who all come from the same area. They all run small businesses as their main activity. Fatou Dame (holding up her hand at the far right of the photo) is the group leader. She is 28 years old, married and the mother of one child.

She has a stall where she sells breakfast every morning. She has a lot of experience in this business as she has been doing this for several years. This loan will allow her to buy milk, sugar, coffee, butter, bread and other supplies to make her breakfast business a success.

Her aim is to help her husband support the family while increasing his savings in the Banc Villageois.

In this group: Fatou Dame, Coumba Sene, Ndiaya, Mame Fama, Tacko Benda, Coumba Bakhao , Fatou , Absa Diop, Sokhna , Mbene, Ndeye
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight

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