A loan helped a member to buy tomato seeds and fertilizers for farming.


09_Gpf Bok Xalat Gae Group's story

This group is composed of six women. They live in the same neighborhood and are friends. Their business activities have led to the creation of the group in 2016. The group members work growing vegetables.

Yacine, the one on the right in the photo, is the group representative. She is 51 years old, married and the mother of six children, including two daughters.

Yacine grows vegetables. She has 25 years of experience in this business. With her new loan she will buy seeds and fertilizers. Her produce is sold to local resellers. With her revenues, Yacine plans to add to her savings and also provide for her children’s needs.

In this group: Yacine, Rokhaya, Awa, Alassane, Aibatou, Aby

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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