A loan of $3,500 helped a member to buy sheep.


Aissatou's Group's story

This group was inaugurated on the 28th of September, 2012. It brings together 35 women who are united by bonds of friendship and live in the same village. They have various businesses; retail, crafts and livestock breeding.

Mariama, the group leader, is 39 years old. She is married and the mother of 3 male children. She has a sheep-fattening business and has moderate experience in the field. She is standing on the far right of the picture. Her loan will be used to buy 2 sheep so that she can earn a large income. She wishes to use her profits to build her savings with the banc villageois.

In this group: Aissatou, Fatimata, Mariama, Aminata, Dieyo Abou, Sala, Mairame*, Aminata, Fatimata, Mariama, Coumba*, Aissatou, Binta Ale, Fatimata Bina, Mai, Dialigue, Khady Aba, Binta, Fatimetou, Fama Amadou , Maye, Dialigue, Oulimata, Aissatou Baidy, Fatimata Ndiaye*, Aminata Ifra, Khardiata Abou, Dieynaba, Aissatou Ndiaye, Penda, Binta Assane, Dieynaba , Mariama, Aissatou , Faty Aly
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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