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Lg_Boffel Group

, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to buy sweets, biscuits, tea, milk, sugar, and condiments.


Lg_Boffel Group's story

This group comprises 14 women who share strong bonds of solidarity and mutual support. They live in the same village and seized the opportunity to join the banc villageois when it was set up in the area in December 2009. They mainly work in small business and livestock.

Anta, standing at the right of the photo with her hand raised, is the group's representative. She is 49 years old, widowed, and mother of three daughters, the youngest being 20 years old. She has a small shop and benefits from experience in this work, having practised it for several years.

With this loan she plans to buy sweets, biscuits, tea, milk, sugar, and condiments to resell individually in her village. With the profits, she will take care of daily expenses and build up her savings with the banc villageois.