A loan of $1,025 helped a member to buy fruits (tangerines, oranges, and clementines) for resale.


Djiguène Bakhna 6 Group's story

The “Djiguène Bakhna 6” group is composed of six women who belong to the same network of the Women Development Association in their village, some 60 km from the capital. These women work as fruit vendors.

The group’s leader, Mrs. Mame Bousso, has been in commerce for 15 years. With the credit requested, she is going to buy two boxes of clementine tangerines, 80 kg [176 lbs] of oranges and 50 kg [110 lbs] of ordinary tangerines. It should be noted that Mame Bousso contributes to the everyday expenses of her family. She would to increase her purchasing power with the increase of her work capital, thanks to the support of IMCEC

In this group: Mame Bousso, Aissatou, Awa, Aida, Ndèye Mbengue

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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