A loan of $3,875 helped a member to purchase vegetables.

Khady's Group's story

This group of 32 women is part of the 'banc villageois' created on December 22, 2012. It is composed of women from one village and its surrounding area. They work in commerce and maintain good relations within the 'banc villageois'.

Standing at the right in the photo with her hand raised, Awa is 39 years old and a married mother of seven children, including four girls. The oldest of her children is 20, and the youngest is 4. Awa has a business. She sells vegetables. With this loan, she is going to purchase carrots, cassava, cabbage, and onions to resell. The profits gotten will be used to purchase baby goats she will raise and also to bolster her savings at the 'banc villageois'.

In this group: Khady, Faty, Wouly, Soda, Magatte, Faty Moustapha, Khoudia, Fatou, Ndieme, Ndeye, Fatou Khady, Awa, Isseu, Coura, Kiba*, Daba, Daba, Atta, Aissatou, Khady, Amine, Saly, Ndeye Fatou, Rokhaya, Dado, Ndeye, Fatou, Magatte, Coumba, Penda Khoudia, Faty Sy, Khady
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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