A loan helped a member to buy sheep and feed for her business.


Gpf And Jubbo Niakal Group's story

The group and Jubbo was created in January 2017, it is composed of 10 women who live in the same village; they are neighbors. Their businesses are in small vending and breeding. They have already reimbursed one loan.

Madam Indel, the featured borrower, is 27. In the photo is sitting in the front, dressed in pink and in a sky blue pagne, the second from the left. She is married and the mother of 3 children. Her business is animal breeding.

Madam Indel breeds sheep, who she buys her sheep and feed in the weekly markets; her business is conducted from home and she resells the sheep at the village's central market.

With this loan she plans to buy 5 sheep, 3 bags of animal feed, and 5 bags of hay. There are many who conduct this business in this area but there is not a flow problems.

With the proceeds generated from her sales, Madam Indel plans to increase her capital and help with family expenses.

In this group: Indel, Marie, Awa, Mariama, Bineta, Marième, Binta Malick, Hawa, Binta, Khardiata

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Rebecca Smith.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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