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Oct 5, 2016 6:17 PM ET

Archived: Senegal: Aminata’s Group – A loan of $2,250 helps a member to buy products like tea, sugar, rice, soap, and diverse merchandise to resell.

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Aminata’s Group

Senegal / Food Market
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Aminata’s Group’s story

The group, created in December 2011, is composed of women living in the same village and its surrounding area, maintaining good relationships and having small business as their main activity.

Standing at the right of the photo, Aminata is married and the mother of 5 boys and 2 girls.

With the loan received, she has a small business with diverse merchandise. She stocks up at Kolda at the central market. She buys 3 boxes of tea, 2 bags of sugar, 2 bags of rice, 3 boxes of soap, and other diverse food products to resell in her village.

The profits are used to increase her savings for one part and the other to improve the living condition, especially food conditions, of her family.

In this group: Aminata , Kady Diarga, Halimatou, Ouleye, Raby, Fatoumata Ousmane, Dienabou, Salimatou, Aissatou Seydou, Mariama Arfang, Habibatou, Hawa, Ansata Aly, Mariama Daouda, Diari, Maimouna, Fatoumata Biry, Dienabou Bathie, Sana , Kadiatou, Diary
*not pictured 

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Margo BerendsView original language description 

This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal. 

Nadia Costanzo
Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan is going to a borrower or borrower group living in a rural area.

About CAURIE Microfinance:

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

A loan of $2,250 helps a member to buy products like tea, sugar, rice, soap, and diverse merchandise to resell.

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Aminata's Group

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