A loan helped a member to buy cattle.

Dl_Fatou Group's story

This group was created in June 2002 joining supportive woman who earn their livings mainly raising livestock.

Fatou standing on the right of the photo with her hand raised is the group representative. She is 47 years old, married and the mother of eleven children. Eight of them are girls. She makes a living raising animals

She plans on buying cattle with her new loan. She will fatten them and resell them in five months with the help of her husband. The rest of the loan will be used to buy animal feed.

With the earnings she will make, she plans on helping her husband, who has been without work for some time with the household expenses and the children's education.

In this group: Fatou Ousseynou, Maimouna, Fatou , Ndiouthie , Siga , Ndieny, Kenbougoul

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo.

This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

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