A loan helped a member to buy potatoes, onions, oil and potatoes.

Lg_Fass Wéréyane Takku Liggey Dahra Group's story

This group is made up of 36 women who share strong links of solidarity and mutual support. They live in the same village and took the opportunity to join the "banc villageois" when it was established in the neighbourhood in 2017. Their principal activity is trade.
Faty, (standing at the far right of the photo with her hand raised), is the representative of the group. She is 46 years old. She is married with three children, one of which is a 19-year old girl. She serves breakfasts. She benefits from experience in this business as she has been doing it for several years.
With this loan she wants to boost her business.
With the profits, she will boost her savings and help her husband with the daily expenses.

In this group: Coumba, Ndieme, Mame Coura, Die, Amy, Mareme, Khoudia, Ndeye, Diegane, Daba, Boury, Deguene, Ndapou, Atta Samb, Coumba Laobé, Assette, Khady, Diarra, Faty, Oumy, Sokhna, Faty, Sane, Ngouille, Ndeye Sokhna, Mingue, Maguette, Ndima, Sarakh, Anta, Mareme Samb, Fatma, Ramata, Khoureidia, Mbenda, Arame

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Joanne Assheton.

This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

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