A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy food products to sell.

Sop Nabi/ Deggo Group's story

The 'Sop Nabi/Deggo' community bank was formed on July 9th, 2011. It has 17 members (all women) who live in the same neighborhood. Their main business activity is commerce.

Seynabou is 50 years old. She is married and has five children. She also cares for the son of one of her husband's friends. Her business is selling food products and she has good experience (more than 20 years worth). In the photo, Seynabou is standing. She is dressed in yellow, with a gold / black scarf round her shoulders. She is raising her right hand.

Seynabou will buy palm oil, honey and candies with her loan. She will resell these products in the town's central market.

Seynabou's loan will help her to stock her business so that she can make a lot of profit. She supports her husband in managing their family expenses on food and health. She hopes to strengthen her business and make good savings.

In this group: Ndeye Arame, Maguette, Yaye Oumou Khaïry, Khadissatou, Seynabou*, Astou, Assane, Fatou, Ndeye Kamsa, Matt*, Coumba, Ramatoulaye, Awa, Soukeyna, Oumy, Aminata, Fatou*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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