A loan of $3,075 helped a member to buy powdered milk, sugar and vanilla with which to make ice cream.


Aminata's Group's story

This group of 16 women was created during the first cycle of the "banc villageois" and groups together women from the same village and surrounding villages, united by strong social and professional bonds. They have already benefited from several loans received from the "banc villageois" program.

The group leader, Adama, is standing on the far right of the photo, dressed in a large yellow bou bou and raising her hand. She is 48 years old, married and the mother of 10 children. She also has 5 more children placed in her care. Adama has been selling ice cream for a long time. Her new loan of 105,000 francs will allow her to buy powdered milk, sugar and vanilla with which to make ice cream for resale to a retail clientèle. The profits generated by her business will enable her to take care of her children's food, education and health needs.

In this group: Aminata, Claire, Sokhna, Therese, Ndiare, Marianne, Martine, Awa, Salimata, Khoudia, Arame, Adama, Fatou*, Ndeye, Ndeye Fatou , Penda
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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