A loan helped a member to buy chicks for poultry farming, detergent and bleach.


08-Pontodoss Group's story

This banc villageois has been established in June 2009 and consists of twenty-six women who all live in the same area. They have good relationships with one another and are dynamic and support each other. Their main business activity is retail trade.

Mrs. Fanseyni, 42, who is raising her hand in the photo, is the group representative. She is married and the mother of five children, two of whom are girls. She also supports two other boys. With this new loan, she would like to buy chicks and feed for poultry farming and selling chickens. She also sells detergent and bleach. She has seven years' experience in this field.

She will use the profits to provide for her children's education and help her husband in the family upkeep.

In this group: Fanseyni, Mariama, Sabdou, Marie, Lina, Elisabeth, Fatoumata, Aminata, Berthe, Kitim, Elizabeth, Assomption, Sebia, Gnima, Jeannette Ives, Khadidiatou, Dioma, Elizabeth, Sona, Mariama, Ansata, Oumy, Awa, Aminata, Fatou, Dang

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Rizlane Baladi.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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