A loan of $2,850 helped a member to purchase seeds and livestock to raise.

Seydina Mouhamed Group's story

The solidarity group Seydina Muhammad of the Gabar Village community bank was created on 14 May 2010, it consists of eighteen women living in the same village, whose main business is gardening activities and fattening.
Fatima is the head of the group, she is 38 years of age, married and mother of six; she is gardening and also fattening, in the picture she is standing on the far right, wearing white and blue clothes.
She buys seeds and pesticides in the city and sheep in the weekly markets. She sells crops and sheep at the village market and in the surrounding villages.
She wants to use her loan to buy sheep to increase her herd and achieve a good revenue through the sale after four to five months of fattening.
With the profits she will obtain she will support her husband with the family expenses and increase her savings.

In this group: Fatou*, Fatimata, Absa Woury, Ndatte*, Rokhaya, Coumba, Mbene, Seynabou, Gallou, Khady, Seynabou, Aïda, Mbarka, Ndoumbe, Marame, Daro, Deguene, Aïssatou
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer MONICA URBAN

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