A loan of $3,000 helped a member buy 12 rolls of fabric.


Siga's Group's story

This group of 29 women is part of the "Banc Villageois" loan association that was created December 22, 2012. It consists of women from the same village. Their business activity is retail commerce. They have good relations within the "Banc Villageois".

Ndéye is 24 years old. She is married and has two children, a boy and a girl. In the photo, she is standing and raising her hand to indicate that she is the featured member of this group.

Her business is trading fabric. Receiving the loan will enable her to sustain her commercial activity. She will buy twelve 12-yard rolls of fabric at 5,500 francs each. She will sell them retail at 3,000 francs for 6 yards.

She will reinvest the profits in her business and also support her family

In this group: Siga, Sokhna, Bousso, Aminata, Coumba, Saye, Sokhna, Ndeye, Ndiagne, Fatou Kine, Bintou, Awa, Faty Mor, Mame Bousso, Sokhna, Fatou, Ndeye Astou, Ndeye, Binetou, Mbene, Lota, Ndioba, Lota*, Bineta*, Ndeye, Astou, Anta, Mbene, Maty
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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