A loan of $6,150 helped a member to buy fabrics for resale.

Coumba's Group's story

This group belongs to a Banc Villageois created on October 24, 2007. It consists of 19 women who all live in the same cluster of villages. They are proud of their mutual understanding and proven solidarity. Their main activity is commerce.

Nogoye, age 36, is the member standing on the right in the photo with her hand raised. She is married with two sons and two daughters. She sells fabrics, buying her stock at local markets for resale in her own village.

The profits earned will allow her to pay for her children’s healthcare and tuition. To help improve the family’s food situation, she also helps with the daily expenditures.

In this group: Coumba, Dibe, Ndock, Mame Saye, Ndeye, Mame Saye, Thiabou, Nogoye, Dib Aliou, Khady, Amy, Amy, Amy Samba, Fatou, Fatou, Fatou, Mously, Mously*, Fatou Faye
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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