A loan of $3,800 helps a member to fatten sheep and to sell rice.


09_Gpf Takhawou Takku Guede Chantier Group's story

This group is composed of 8 females who live in the same locality. They joined the women's group when it was set up in December 2018. They are mainly involved in fattening sheep and business.

Madam Altiné, with her hand raised in the photo is the representative of this group. She is married, aged 55 and mother of four girls and one boy. She is involved in selling rice and fattening sheep. With this loan, she will buy sheep which she will fatten for a couple of months before reselling. She foresees equally buying a large stock of rice which after processing will resell. The profits from these activities will allow her to meet these needs and those of her grandchildren she takes care of.

In this group: Dialy, Altine Sady, Adama Aly, Haby Demba, Kadiata Saidou, Aissata Amadou, Coumba, Mairam Souleymane

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer ScotchBoarder.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.