Total loan: $2,125

06_Bokk Jom Keur Bassine Group

, , Senegal / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy sheep.

06_Bokk Jom Keur Bassine Group's story

This group is composed of 25 women who have strong ties of solidarity and of helping each other. They live in the same village and took the opportunity to join the banc villageois when it was started in their community in November 2019. Their main businesses are in raising livestock and retail sales.

Diegane (standing on the left in the photo with her hand raised) is the group representative. She is 43 years old, married and the mother of five children. Two of them are girls. She raises livestock. She has experience in this field having participated in it for a number of years.

With this loan she will buy sheep that she will fatten for at least five months and then resell them.

With her earnings she plans to put aside money in her banc villageois.