A loan of $3,600 helped a member to purchase rolls of fabrics and dye products.

Tilene Centrale 2 Ps Group's story

The 'banc villageois' was created on May 11, 2001 and is composed of 38 women members having diverse businesses that are practically identical. The four members of this group all work in commerce. They have always paid back their loans on time and with the corresponding interest.

Ms. Abdoulaye Djiguene, who appears at the right in the photo with her hand raised, is the group's representative. She is a married mother of one boy. She is 60 years old. She is active in dying fabrics. She is going to purchase rolls of fabrics and dye products for her business. She has been in this business for over ten years. She has constructed a glass case to display her work at her house.

With this loan, Ms. Abdoulaye Djiguene is going to purchase 10 rolls of 'simple' damask and 3 rolls of 'riche' damask. She has a loyal customer base. The profits will be used to purchase food and to help cover day-to-day expenses.

In this group: Abdoulaye Djiguene, Mariama, Rocky, Aissatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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