A loan helped a member to buy grocery products to resell.


01_Lehar Group's story

This group, composed of seven women, comes from the Banc Villageois set up in their area in October 1995. They live in the same village, are friends, neighbors, relations, and they have very good relationships and solidarity. Their main job is commerce.

Geneviève is 68 years old and sells fruit juice and peanuts. She stocks up at the market in the nearest town and sells while walking between her home and the area school. She has more than 10 years of experience in this sector. She will buy one basket of hibiscus tea, one sack of baobab fruit, one 25-kg sack of sugar, 100 kg of peanuts, and the products necessary for her business. She prepares delicious juice and is well known in her neighborhood. She contributes to the daily expenses and participates in repairing the family home.

In this group: Nathalie, Geneviève, Seynabou, Kène, Mariane, Fatou, Thérèse

Translated from French.


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It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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