A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy shoes, bags and cosmetic products.

Thioro's Group's story

This group has been created on June 16, 2011. It consists of 20 women living in the same village. Their main business activities are retail, farming and raising livestock. Mrs. Awa, the star borrower, is 39 years old. She is married and does not yet have children. She sells shoes, bags and cosmetic products. On the photo is standing on the right dressed in purple and raising her left hand.

She stocks up in Dakar and Touba on perfume, body milk, shoes, bags, plastic pouches etc in order to resell in her village. With this loan, she plans to invest the total of 70,000 West African francs in order to better develop her business. With these revenues, she will bolster her savings and help her husband with household expenses.

In this group: Thioro, Ndeye Fall, Ouly, Soda, Deguene, Tabara, Fatou Maguette, Ngone Ndongue, Fama, Fatou , Khady, Bineta*, Awa, Saye, Bousso*, Soda, Amy, Aida*, Fatou
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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