A loan helped a member to buy 200 kg of peanuts and four bags of fertilizer.

5-Koura Group's story

This group of women was created in July 2018. They live in the same town and are connected by strong family and solidarity bonds. Their main business is agriculture. Madam Koura, the group's representative, is 58 years old. She is married and has no children. She is involved in farming. With this new loan, she will buy seeds and fertilizer to grow peanuts. After the harvest, she will sell her crop at the local market at a good price and hope to increase her income. The profits will enable her to expand her business and cover the family's expenses.

In this group: Awa, Koura, Fatoumata, Aissatou, Bele, Aminata, Oumy, Khoudia, Dama

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Madeleine Schwartz.

This loan is special because:

It empowers women working in agriculture in rural Senegal.

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