A loan of $1,800 helped a member to buy cosmetics and pagnes (colorful wax cloth) to resell.


Jappante Takku Liggey Group's story

The solidarity group Jappanté Takku Liggey was created on July 9, 2011. It is made up of 15 women who live in the same area and who have worked together for a long time. Their main activity is small business.

Madjiguène, the group leader, is 43 years old, married, mother of four children and has a nephew and niece in her care. She has worked in small business for five years and has good experience. She is standing up on the right (in the photo) dressed in yellow and raising her right hand.

She buys perfumes, embroidered pagnes, incense, and pearls at the central city market and resells them in her area.

With this loan she is going to grow her business.

She supports her husband for the food, clothing and health of the children.

In this group: Madjiguene, Awa Baba, Ndeye Ngone, Khady*, Lassana Dite Fatou*, Ndeye Fatou, Fatou, Awa, Awa, Fatou, Aïssata Baroka, Mame Marieme, Yacine, Adjaratou , Assa*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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