A loan of $5,625 helped a member to purchase cloth to resell.

And Jàppo Keur Serigne Louga Est Group's story

"Banc Villageois And Jappo Keur Serigne Louga Est" has existed since December 27, 2010. The group PC 02 is composed of 37 women who live in the same city, are together in solidarity, and have small businesses as their main work.

Ms. Diama, the group's official, is 32 years old; she is married and the mother of four children, including one girl. She has a fabrics business and capitalizes on 18 months of experience. In the photo, she is standing at the far right and dressed in red and yellow with a mauve shawl around her head.

She purchases her fabrics from a woman, merchant who brings them back from Dubai to resell them in the city.

With her loan, she envisions purchasing fabric for 200,000 francs, which including a 55,000 contribution of her own, so as to earn more income.

The profits obtained will enable her to help her husband with family expenses (clothing, food, …)

In this group: Diama, Khary, Penda, Ndeye, Maïmouna, Anta, Mareme, Sophie, Awa, Codou, Fatou, Mbene, Fatma, Mbeugue, Aïssatou, Fama, Marieme, Ndeye Fanta, Aminata, Ndeye Farmata, Mariama, Marie, Fatoumata, Seynabou, Awa, Balaie, Sokhna, Khady, Mame Thiara, Seyni, Arame, Mareme, Mbayang, Asse, Mame Marema, Mame Ngouye, Rouba

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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