Total loan: $2,825

Rouka Maounde Group Fatoumata

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, , Senegal / Food

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A loan helped to purchase a variety of consumer items such as vegetables, potatoes, peppers....

Rouka Maounde Group Fatoumata's story

This is a group of 4 women who live in the same area and share the same realities. They have been together for 5 years. Outside of their businesses they regularly see each other during events and ceremonies. The women are respected for their dynamism.

They started with small loans and over time have grown their businesses through saving and borrowing. They each have developed a focused specialty, They engage in agriculture in the winter and commerce in the dry season. The group leader, Fatoumata shown in the picture, engages in palm and vegetable oil commerce. She is a widow and a mother of 9 children. With her income she takes care of the food, education, and health of her children.