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Gie Farancounda Group
In this Group: Maïmouna, Moussa, Sona, Adama , Adama
We are residents of the eco-village Faoune, and we wish to fight the rural exodus of young people by creating a large farm for market-gardening in our village. This will enable us to employ village youngsters. We live in an essentially agricultural area and want to take advantage of the good rainfall measurements for this year in order to produce vegetables that we are then going to sell in the nation’s large cities. This is the first time we’ve come to request a loan from your institution. We are confident in our production capacity for repaying on time the loans that will be granted us.
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Nous sommes des habitants de l'écovilage de Faoune et nous souhaitons lutter contre l'exode rurale des jeunes en créant un grand jardin de maraîchage dans notre village.Cela nous permettra d'employer des jeunes du village. Nous habitons une zone essentiellement agricole et voulons profiter de la bonne pluviométrie de cette année pour produire des légumes que nous allons ensuite vendre dans les grandes villes du pays. C'est la première fois que nous sommes venus solliciter un prêt auprès de votre institution. Nous sommes confiants en notre capacité de production pour rembourser à temps les prêts qui nous seront alloués.

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This is a Group Loan

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About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 457.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Gie Farancounda Group's $1,100 loan helped a member to buy market-gardening supplies and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2009
Sep 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 4, 2010