A loan of $1,425 helped a member to purchase various items for resale.

Wakeur Marieme Group's story

The solidarity group Wakeur Mariéme of the Banc Villageois de Nimzatt Keur Momar Sarr was created on December 27, 2010. It is composed of 13 women who are friends and neighbors. Their business is retail sale.

The leader, Marième, is 27 years old. She is single and has no children. She has a retail business selling various articles. In addition she also raises livestock with which she has an average experience. On the photo, she is standing on the right, dressed in a light blue sari and raising her left hand.

She buys her items, shoes, perfume, incense and vegetables (carrots, turnips, eggplants, cabbages) at the village market and sells them in her neighborhood.

With her loan she is planning on purchasing quality merchandise to meet her customers’ demand and to make a lot of income.

She is building her savings with her profit.

In this group: Marieme, Vida, Faty, Awa , Maïmouna, Ndeye Boury, Awa, Fama, Rama, Yawma, Rokhaya, Yacine, Fatim

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment

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