A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy smoked fish and dried fish for resale.


Mame Cheikh Anta Mbacke Group's story

The solidarity group Mame Cheikh Anta Mbacké was created on December 24, 2010. It consists of 13 women from the same neighborhood and working in trade. The head of the group is Saye, standing on the right in the photo with her hand raised. She is 38 years old, married and the mother of three children. She runs a small business selling dried fish and smoked fish. She has many years of experience in this activity. She will use this loan to buy smoked fish and dried fish to sell at retail in the neighborhood. The profits earned will allow her to improve her family’s living conditions and to boost her savings at the local Banc Villageois.

In this group: Saye, Issa, Awa, Ndeye Fatou, Mbene, Awa, Ndiaya, Ngone, Adama, Aissata, Deguene, Saye
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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