A loan of $3,275 helped a member to buy fish.

Fatou's Group's story

This group of 21 women belongs to the banc villageois created on December 13, 2008. It is composed of women living in the same village and nearby. They mainly work as vendor. They show full solidarity as banc villageois members.

Khady, standing on the right in the photo and raising her hand, is 38 years old. She is divorced and has three children, one of whom is a boy. Her mother is also a dependent. Khady sells fish at the market of Dakar. Specifically, with this loan she plans to buy two cases of fish per day, depending on the market offer. The resulting revenues will allow her to provide for her children and her mother. She manages to pay for the schooling of two of her children.

In this group: Fatou, Fatou, Dieumbe*, Mbene Ibrahima, Awa, Fary, Astou, Saye, Marame, Amy, Die, Coumba, Khady, Fatou, Ngone, Nar, Fatou, Khady, Bineta, Salla, Daba
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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