A loan of $3,125 helped a member to buy fish.

Mame Awa's Group's story

This group was set up in November 2012 and is made up of members who live in the same district. They all have trading activities.

Coumba, who is on the right of the photo with her hand raised, is in charge of the group. She is married and mother to four children.

Her main activity is selling smoked fish and she is planning to buy 50,000 francs worth of smoked fish as well as a 20 liter container of palm oil for 20,000 francs and five kilos of "yett" fish for 5,000 francs.

Her aim is to increase her savings and to be able to provide for her needs.

In this group: Mame Awa, Ndeye Fatou, Fatoumata, Awa, Diouko, Soda, Ndeye, Fama, Mariama, Mbene, Fatou, Coumba, Salla, Anta, Thiebo, Sokhna, Amy, Fatou, Fatime, Sira Boye, Nenegalle

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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