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Total loan: $3,900
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Lamo's Group

Senegal
Senegal / Retail

A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy millet and sheep to resell.


Lamo's Group's story

This group was formed on December 22, 2009. It is made up of 29 women who get along well. They all work in small business.

Standing up at the right of the photo and raising her hand, the leader Bousso is 38 years old. She is married and mother of 5 boys and a girl.

After receiving her loan, she is going to buy millet with one part and with the other, two or three sheep, which she will raise and resell after a period of time.

With the profits generated, she will strengthen her savings with one part, and with the other, improve the living conditions of her children.

In this group: Lamo, Aissata, Seynabou, Khady, Mareme, Ndeye, Fatou, Kine, Diary, Coura, Sokhna Khady, Bousso, Coumba*, Ndeye Aldebo, Khady, Maimouna, Mariama Abou, Dienaba, Fatou, Faty, Fatou Kine *, Marieme, Aicha, Marieme, Fatou, Mariama, Aminata, Mame Saye , Wolete
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: September 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: September 13, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services