A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy vegetables such as fresh tomatoes, peppers, garlic, etc.


Touba Cadior Group's story

This village bank was formed on 12/5/2010. The group has 21 female members who get along well together and all live in the same town. The featured borrower for this group is Ndeytou. She is 35 years old, married, and has three children: two daughters and one son. Her business is selling vegetables. She also runs a restaurant in the market. She has been working in these businesses for more than two years. She is standing on the far right of the photo, dressed in purple, with her hand raised. Ndeytou would like to use this loan to buy 5 crates of tomatoes, 5kg of pepper, 1 crate of garlic and 3 crates of stock (broth). With the profits she makes, Ndeytou buys more merchandise so that she can keep her business running.

In this group: Ndeyetou, Codou, Fatou, Ndoumbe, Bousso, Fatou Kine, Sarata, Ndeye Arame, Mbene, Daba, Mbathio, Khady, Coumba, Khoudia, Mbene Sylla, Fama, Ngoye, Mame, Fatou Nar, Amy, Khoudia Beye
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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