A loan helped a member to buy mangoes, oranges, bananas and apples to sell in her neighborhood.


Fatou's Group's story

This group was created in 2012 and includes 4 women who live together. They are a good team and are involved in small trade.
Madam Fatou, standing at the right of the picture with her hand raised, is the group's representative. She is is 49 years old, widowed and the mother of two children, including one girl.
She has been involved in retail ever since she joined the group. She buys her goods locally and sells in her neighborhood. With her loan, she will buy mangoes, oranges, bananas and apples to sell in her neighborhood.
The profits produced by this business will go to save to repay her loan and to help cover daily expenses.

In this group: Fatou, Seynabou , Ouleymatou, Oumy

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Madeleine Schwartz.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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