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Total loan: $2,650
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Dior's Group

Senegal
Senegal / Retail

A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy 200,000 Francs worth of cosmetics and crockery, ten 20-kg buckets of peanuts at 220,000 Francs, and ten 20-liter bottles of oil at 100,000 Francs.


Dior's Group's story

This group is part of the Banc Villageois that was created on 02/09/2008. It is made up of three women who are all merchants. They are on their tenth loan cycle.

Dior is the representative of the group. She is 45, married, and the mother of six children, two boys aged 27 and 24 years, and four girls aged 30, 23, 20, and 17 years. She is a merchant of cosmetics and general food supplies. With this loan she plans to buy 200,000 Francs worth of cosmetics and crockery, ten 20 kg buckets of peanuts at 220,000 Francs, and ten 20-liter bottles of oil at 100,000 Francs. She buys her merchandise at wholesale and supplies the merchants at the village market.

With the income she earns, Dior will pay for her daughter's school fees. She also plans to increase her savings in the Banc Villageois and help her husband with the rent payments for their marital home.

In this group: Dior , Fatou, Mousouba
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 18, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 18, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services