A loan of $6,000 helped a member to purchase cloth to sell.

Fatou's Group's story

This group was created in May 2007. It is composed of members from the same district. Their main work involves commerce.

The one in the photo at the far right with her arm raised is the group's official. She is 39 years old, married, and the mother of a 12-year-old daughter.

Her main work involves commerce in traditional damask cloth. She has good experience in this kind of business for having worked at it for several years.

With her loan, she intend to purchase 30 meters of cloth valued at 300,000 francs.

Her goal is to increase her savings, ensure her daughter's schooling fees, and help cover family expenses.

In this group: Fatou, Ndeye Arame, Awa, Boly, Yande, Fatoumata, Aida, Sirali Makhan, Djenaba
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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