A loan of $2,125 helped a member to buy millet for the preparation of couscous for sale.


Mboolo Group's story

The Mboolo solidarity group has been created on December 28, 2011. It is composed of 21 women from the same area who organized a group together based on friendship and affinity. They all work as vendors. Fama, standing on the right in the photo, is the group’s leader. She is 36 years old. She is married and the mother of two. She sells couscous. With her loan she is going to expand her stock of millet, which she uses to prepare couscous for sale. Her revenues will allow her to help her husband support the family.

In this group: Nogaye Baye Zale , Waly*, Ndiaya*, Absa, Khoury, Kodou, Astou, Nianga, Maguette, Anta, Ndeye, Oumy, Fama , Adji, Ndack, Momy, Awa, Ndioba Sarr, Khoudia , Boussa, Astou *
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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