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Diambar Jiguén Group
In this Group: Yacine, Nogoye, Nogoye, Fatou, Fatou, Aminata, Faka, Sokhna, Seynabou
The Diambar Jiguén group, which currently has 9 members, was formed at the same time as the banc villegeois. It comprises women from the same village with common social values; all of them are small retail traders. Nogoye, the leader of this group, is a 47 year old married woman; she is the mother of 3 children and in addition cares for 3 others. Nogoye (standing on the far left of the photo) is principally a vegetable trader. She has a lot of experience, having done this for almost 20 years. Her new loan of 170,000 XOF will allow her to buy stock (potatoes, onions, cabbages, tomatoes...) which she will re-sell at the local market in her village. the profits earned from this will allow her to help her husband meet the daily living expenses of the family.
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Le groupe Diambar Jiguén qui compte actuellement 9 membres a été crée depuis le cycle du banc villageois.

Il regroupe des femmes du même village, ayant de valeurs sociales communes et s'activant toutes dans le petit commerce.

Madame Nogoye responsable de ce groupe est une femme mariée âgée de 47 ans et mère de 3 enfants et 3 autres qui lui sont confiés.

Nogoye (debout à l’extrême gauche de la photo) a comme activité principale le petit commerce de légumes.

Elle dispose d'une bonne expérience dans son domaine d'intervention pour l'avoir pratiqué depuis bientôt 20 ans.

Son nouveau crédit de 170.000 XOF lui permettra de se procurer de la marchandises( pommes de terres

,oignons,choux,tomates ...) qu'elle va revendre au niveau du petit marché de son village.

Les bénéfices générés par son activité lui permettront de soutenir son mari dans la gestion des dépenses

quotidienne de la famille.

Additional Information

About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 1
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Diambar Jiguén Group's $2,225 loan helped a member to purchase vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 1, 2012
Apr 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012