A loan of $3,350 helps a member to buy sheep and feed them.


01_Groupe Keur Demba's story

This mixed group was created in May 2021. It is composed of five men and one woman. They are parents, friends, and share good social-professional relationships. Their main business is agriculture.

Monsieur Bakar, 42 years old, is the representative, on the right of the photo with his hand raised. He is married and the father of four children, one of whom is a girl, and all go to school. N.B.: There is a boy in the photo standing in front of his father.

Bakar is involved in fattening ovines, he goes to weekly markets where he makes his purchases and resells in his neighboring area. He capitalizes on several years' experience in this sector of business.

He is going to buy 5 sheep which he will fatten and resell at the end of 4 months with a margin of profit. His business is going well. His profits allow him to take care of his children's education and to buy other sheep to increase his herd.

In this group: Bakar, Massamba, Ousmane, Issa, Abdoulaye, Maty

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Jacques.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

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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.