A loan of $5,100 helped a member to buy bags of different vegetables for resale.

Ndeye's Group's story

This group of 21 women was created on December 2nd, 2008. It is made up of women who come from the same village and are united by strong social and professional bonds. The group's leader, Ramata, is standing on the left of the picture wearing a white scarf and raising her hand. She is 62 years old, married and the mother of 8 children, 3 of whom are boys and 5, girls. She has been selling vegetables for a long time and has good experience in this line of work. With her new loan of 200 000 francs, she will buy bags of cassava, cabbages, carrots and tomatoes, which she will resell in her village, retail. The profits she earns allow her to cover her whole family's food needs and to build her savings with the "banc villageois".

In this group: Ndeye, Adama, Awa, Yacine, Fatou, Ndag, Kine, Ndeye, Nogaye A, Nogoye B*, Mbayang, Anta, Penda, Daba, Ndattu, Daba, Fatou, Khady, Arame, Ngagne, Ramata

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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