A loan helped a member to buy shoes, handbags and sheets.

03_Gpf Lepe Faye Kafountine Group's story

This group is made up of 13 women who maintain strong relationships and live in the same area. They took the opportunity to join the women's group when it was implemented at the beginning of November 2020. For the most part, they sell various products.
Madame Fade, who is at the extreme right of the photo with hand upraised, is the group's representative. She is married, 27 years old and mother to three children who attend school, one of whom is a girl. She has sold shoes, handbags and sheets for several years.
With this loan, she plans to increase her quantity of stock which she will sell in her area. The profits will go to day-to-day expenses but also to her children's education and health.

In this group: Mabinta, Koumba, Fabienna, Mariama, Mai, Fade, Mareme, Gnima, Khadidiatou, Fatoumata Bintou, Fatou , Banna, Mariama

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Anderson.

This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

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