A loan of $3,500 helped a member to buy cloth.


Mgbomane Group's story

This solidarity group was created on March 13, 2001. It comprises fourteen women who live in the same district. Their main business involves commerce. Ms. Lucie Ndèye, at the right in the photo with her hand raised, is the group's official. She is 65 years old, married, and the mother of eight children. She also supports two other children, who are her grandchildren. Ms. Lucie Ndèye is active in selling cloth. She has good experience in this business domain which she has been working at for several years. This loan will enable her to bolster her capital and to develop her business further. The profits will allow her to improve her family's living conditions (health care, food, clothing, etc....) and to increase her savings.

In this group: Madeleine, Pauline, Anna, Monique, Lucie, Marie, Miliane, Philomene, Cecile, Marie Brigitte, Virginie, Augustine, Georgette*, Antoinette
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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