A loan helped a member to run her market gardening and sheep businesses.

09_Gpf Sop Naby Ndiareme Gae Group's story

This group, composed of six members, was created in 2016. The group members have experience in commercial work, businesses which they manage, and they have a lot of solidarity between themselves. They live in the same town and work mainly in market gardening.

Aïssatou, standing at the right in the photo with a hand raised, is the group's representative. She is 48, married, and the mother of two boys and four girls. Four of her children are attending school. She works in market gardening and in raising sheep.

Half of the loan will be used to cover all the necessary costs of implementing well her business raising vegetables to sell (seedlings, weeding, irrigation). The onions to be harvested will be sold in town. The other half of the loan will be used to purchase sheep to resell.

With the earnings, she envisions boosting sales, meeting family needs, and covering her children's schooling costs.

In this group: Aissatou, Aida, Ndeye Astou, Astou, Maimouna, Khady Sarr

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.

This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

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