Total loan: $1,500

04_Sokhna Group

, , Senegal / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase steers and groundnuts.

04_Sokhna Group's story

This group was created in November 2010 and brings together dynamic female micro-entrepreneurs who stand united. They primarily engage in the business of fattening cattle.

SOKHNA, standing to the right of the photo with her hand raised, is 62 years old. She is married and mother to 9 children, including 5 daughters. She is the representative of the group. She has extensive experience in fattening cattle. She is also in the business of cereals.

SOKHNA intends to purchase and fatten up steers and resell them after 6 months. The remainder of the loan goes towards her small groundnut business and feed for the cattle. With the profit that she generates she plans to complete the the construction of her house and also grow her savings in the banc villageois.