A loan of $4,650 helps a member buy a cow to fatten.


01_Keur Lika Group's story

This mixed group, made up of four men and six women, was created in January 2001. They live in the same village and their main business is agriculture. They are on their first loan with the institution. Monsieur Saliou, the leader, is 47 year old, at the right and raising a hand. He is married and the father of eight children. four boys [and] four girls, of whom two are in school. Monsieur Saliou has worked in the raising of cows for more than 20 years; he develops [it] at a daily market. He is going to buy a cow to fatten and to resell it at the end of 6 or 7 months. He is well-known in the area for this work. His profits will allow him to take care of his family and to save.

In this group: Saliou, Emma, Anna Guignane, Antoine Birane, Pascal Gny, Ginette Codou, Philomène, Madeleine Coumba, Mathieu Boucar, Hélène Marie Marame

Translated from French.


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.