A loan of $3,775 helped a member to purchase merchandise for commerce and some animals to fatten.

Bok Askane Ourack 1 Group's story

This group is composed of 38 women all from the same village. They all get along well together living in harmony.

The featured borrower of this group is Wedji. She is a married woman, 50 years old, and the mother of six children, including three boys. She has a small-scale business selling detergents, earrings, etc. and has been in this business for over ten years. She resupplies herself from Dakar, Touba, or Louga. In the photo, she is standing at the right with her hand raised.

With her loan, she would like to purchase 2 buckets of detergents and 2 head of sheep to fatten.

With her profits, she helps her children by covering their schooling costs.

In this group: Wedji, Maty, Farimata, Mame Mareme, Niabasse, Anta, Ndiabasse, Faty, Mboule, Anta, Adji, Awa, Dial, Dialy, Coumba Samba, Coumba, Coura, Asta, Marame, Maty, Anta, Soda, Faty Seye, Fatou, Awa, Diouma, Soda, Mbene, Khady, Fatimata, Coumba, Fatou Diop*, Ndeye, Bigue, Diarry, Aminata, Penda Ngom, Fadieng
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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