A loan of $4,575 helped a member to buy millet.

Pc1 Santhie 1 Joal Group's story

This banc villageois was founded last year. It brings together women from the same neighborhood who all are active in small retail businesses. The members are united by good common social relations.

Madame Fatou is a married women who is 55 years old. She is the mother of 6 children - 3 boys and 3 girls.

She has been selling grains for a long time and has good experience.

Her new loan for 125,000 francs will allow her to buy millet and corn, which she'll use to make flour. She'll sell this flour at retail.

The income from her business allows her to pay for her children's school fees and to share in the daily household expenses.

In this group: Mbène , Fatou, Fatou, Bintou, Oumy, Aissata, Binta, Aissata, Amy, Mariama, Aida, Khady Thioub, Mariama, Matta, Codou, Ngima, Sagar, Fatou, Diéynaba, Seynabou, Marthe, Sokhna, Nogoye, Yallis, Marie, Ndéye Birame, Maty, Nogoye, Aissatou, Aida, Fatou, Maty

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alexandra Kenin

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