A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy pigs destined for eventual resale.


Sope Christa Group's story

The Sope Christa group is made up of 15 members who all live in the same village. The group was created during the first cycle of the "banc villageois". It's current leader, Jacqueline, is a 57-year-old widow and mother of 2 dependent children.

Jacqueline has been a member of the "banc villageois" since its inauguration. Her principal business activity is pig fattening and selling. Her new loan of 20 000 francs will allow her to buy 2 small pigs which she will sell at a later date. She will use her profits to pay for her children's educational expenses and buy them food.

In this group: Nogoye , Saly, Madame, Ndack, Nogoye Abdou, Sokhna, Nogoye, Anta, Mbathio, Codou, Jacqueline, Anta, Bogne, Binta, Déguéne
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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