A loan of $325 helped a member to buy food products, such as rice, sugar, oil, and soap.


Comite De Pesee Sampathe Group's story

Comite De Pesee Sampathe Group is made up of three women who got together because they belong to the same family. They are merchants.

Fatou, the group's leader, is the one raising her hand in the photograph. She's been a merchant for eight years. She sells food products, such as rice, sugar, oil, and soap.

She runs this business in order to help her husband cover the daily expenses of her household. She starts her day at 8 in the morning, and finishes at 6 in the evening.

With help from the loaners, she ambitions to open a cosmetics shop.

In this group: Khady , Fatou , Khardiata

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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