A loan helped a member to buy baskets of fruit to resell them in her community.


10 Fatimata Group's story

This group is made up of six members and was created on 27 June 2013. The members are women from the same neighborhood united by social and professional relationships.

Madame Fatimata is the leader of the group. She is 35 years old, married, and the mother of five children who are all in school. She is very active in her community.

Fatimata is in the business of selling various fruits. She is standing on the left side of the photo with her hand raised.

With this new loan, she will buy more baskets of assorted fruits that she will sell in her community.

The profits from her business will allow her to feed her family and help with her children's school fees.

In this group: Fatimata , Astou, Awa, Awa D, Maman, Fatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Kate Pichon.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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