A loan of $2,300 helped a member to buy vegetables for resale.

Sop Mame Rokhaya Group's story

The Sop Mame Rokhaya group was created on the 28th of March, 2008. It is made up of 11 members who all live in the same area.

Coumba, standing on the right of the picture, is the group's leader. She is 41 years old, widowed and is raising 5 children. She is an experienced saleswoman who has been selling vegetables for several years. She will use the loan to restock on vegetables so that she can better satisfy her customer demand.

Coumba would like to expand her business and increase her profits, so that she is able to take care of her family's needs.

In this group: Coumba Diallo, Bakhao, Anta, Diodio, Thiane, Fama, Fatou Sarr, Anta*, Fanta, Mane, Khoudia
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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