A loan of $1,850 helped a member to buy millet, black-eyed peas, hibiscus, and sheep.

Mame's Group's story

This Banc Villageois was established on December 12, 2009. It regroups members who maintain good relationships, and whose business is retail.

This group of three people is part of this Banc Villageois, and its featured borrower is Nogoye. She's the woman raising her hand in the photograph in order to be told apart. She's 34 years old, married, and the mother of seven children, two of them boys.

With her loan, she foresees buying cereals to resell and raising livestock. She will buy four sheep costing XOF 50'000 each, that she will resell for XOF 85'000 each.

She will also breed chicken and goats. Regarding her cereal business, she will buy 160 kg of millet for XOF 225 per kg, and resell it for XOF 300 per kg. She intends to use her profit to bolster her savings cover her children's healthcare expenses.

In this group: Mame, Tenning, Nogoye
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann

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