A loan of $3,525 helped a member to buy vegetables for her business.

Khady's Group's story

This group was formed on July 6, 2006. It consists of members who have good social cohesion and are shopkeepers.

Standing to the right in the photo and raising her hand, Fatou is the featured borrower. She is 54 years old. She is married and the mother of 7 children of whom 4 are boys.

With the loan received, she is going to invest the total sum in the purchase of vegetables to resell.

With the profits generated by her business she is going to strengthen her savings and improve the living conditions of her family.

In this group: Khady, Kine*, Soukeye, Ndiole, Khady, Mareme*, Mame Diarra, Mareme, Binta, Thiawa, Mbayang, Sokhna, Fatou, Fatou, Ndeye, Adama, Mapenda, Satou, Khady
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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