A loan of $1,900 helped a member to purchase seeds and fertilizer.

Gpf Bokk Khool F Y L Group's story

The group "Gpf bokk khool F Y L" comprises eighteen women (not including the children). The women are cultivating a collective field of millet behind their village. They sell their harvest and share in the profits. This enables them to meet their needs and those of their respective families.

The head of the group (in white in the middle of the photo) is a mother who has seven children. She has a second business selling essential grocery items. The group is requesting a loan of 990,000 francs to purchase seeds and fertilizer.

In this group: Astou , Satou, Salimata, Anta, Bineta, Arame, Ndèye Khady , Aïda, Ramatoulaye, Coumba, Fatimata, Salimata, Dior, Isseu, Awa, Sokhna, Aïda, Safiétou
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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