A loan of $3,350 helped a member to stock up on flower, sugar and other ingredients for baking.


Aissatou Combe's Group's story

Created at the inception of the local banc villageois in the second quarter of 2013, this group is composed of three very energetic women who have a strong solidarity spirit among them. They all have been living in the same neighborhood for some years. They mainly work as vendors.
Mrs. Aissatou (the one seated on the right raising her hand) is the star borrower of the group. She is 61 years old, married and the mother of two adult sons. In spite of her age, she remains a very energetic person. She bakes cakes for sale in her own neighborhood and nearby. She has a lot of experience in this business as she has been doing it for a number of years.

In this group: Aissatou Combe, Amy Cole, Sounkarou, Sadio, Bailao, Filidier, Bente, Kadidiatou, Sokhna, Aissatou Ousmane, Mahawa, Salimata, Fatou, Aissatou, Ramatoulaye, Yaye, Sounkarou, Soukeye, Assy, Aby, Coumba, Mariama, Safiatou, Mariama Dielo, Farimata, Aissatou, Mariama Boubacar

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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