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Total loan: $3,425
, , Senegal / Food
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Amy's Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy one cow, smoked fish, dried fish, and vegetables.
Amy's Group's story
This BV (Banc Villageois) was created on June 2, 2011 and is made up of women living in the same village and neighboring villages. Their main business is commerce. Fatou, standing up on the right in the photo and raising her hand, is 45 years old and married, mother of a son. She also has two granddaughters and a daughter-in-law in her care. As her main business she practicing beef fattening: she buys a cow, which she fattens, and after six months resells it at the weekly markets. At the same time, she also runs a small business selling smoked and dried fish, and vegetables. With the profits she makes she helps her son take care of the family, she strengthens her savings and she buys school supplies for her grandchildren.