A loan of $2,225 helped a member to buy a refrigerator.

Bounkiling Dialocoto Group's story

These clients are members of the Banc Villageois created on June 8, 2006. They all live in the same neighborhood and their main activity is small-scale trading.

Tamarta, who is on the right-hand side of the photograph with her hand raised, is the featured borrower. She is married and mother of one son and two daughters. She is 24 years old.

With this loan, she plans to buy a refrigerator to sell ice cream, juices, etc...

She will buy baobab fruit, bissap, sugar, and in-season products in bulk to better satisfy her customers.

With the profits, she plans to pay for her children's education and pay back the loan for the refrigerator.

In this group: Ndeye, Diama, Fatoumata, Aissatou, Seyni, Mariama K, Mariama, Naba, Tamarta, Mansata, Fatou Bintou, Khady, Mariama, Toumboul, Halima*
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Holden Ferry

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