A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy groundnut flour..


Pc2 Mbourokh Mbour Group's story

This Banc Villageois was set up on 24th June 2010 and is made up of women who live in either the same village or surrounding villages. The main activity of the group members is small trading businesses. They are all have good social relations with each other.

Amy is a married woman who is 40 years old and mother to eight children: three girls and five boys. She is standing on the left of the photo. She has had a small millet flour trading activity for a long time and her new loan of 95,000 francs will enable her to buy goods to resell in her village. The profits she makes from her business allow her to pay for rice, oil and sugar for her family.

In this group: Youma, Fatou, Astou, Fatou Diouf, Amy, Aissatou, Madjiguéne, Amy*, Nogoye, Marie, Ndiamé, Arame, Khady, Nogoye, Binta, Korka, Ndéye Amy
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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