A loan of $5,900 helped a member to buy palm oil,lemon juice, and pigs.


Marie Rose's Group's story

This village credit group was created on the 13th of December 2008 and is made up of women who are members of the same association, that of Catholic women who live in perfect harmony and solidarity. They have also agreed to widen their membership hoping to enlarge the group.
The showcase borrower, Marie Rose, is 33 years old. She is married and has dependent children. She is standing up in the photo with her hand raised, she is in the retail business.
The loan would enable her to buy: 40 litres of palm oil, 40 litres of lemon juice, and three pigs that she will rear.
With the profits from her activities; she covers the expenses for her children's needs, and more particularly for those that go to school (the school fees and school materials). She also assumes the daily expenditures.

In this group: Marie Rose, Marie Esperance, Marie Jeanne, Germaine Awa*, Catherine, Elisabeth, Cecile Tening, Helene Thialy*, Alexandrine, Yollande, Louise Diouma, Eugenie, Cecile, Ndeye T Agnes, Maria, Diminga, Veronique, Cecile Mai, Marie Penda, Elisabeth, Emilie, Christiane, Marie Madeleine, Yoland, Mai, Aida, Khady
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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