A loan of $5,350 helped a member to buy 15 sheep and livestock food.


Amy's Group's story

This group is 14 years old. The members that make it up work in perfect collaboration. Their main business is trade and livestock fattening. Amy, standing up at the right of the photo and raising her hand, is 66 years old. She is married and the mother of seven children (four boys and three girls).
With the loan, she is going to buy 15 sheep for 20,000XOF each. To fatten them quickly and efficiently, she is buying livestock feed in order to sell them for 50,000XOF each after four to five months.
She will use the profits to take care of her medical expenses and those of her children and grandchildren. At times she also manages the daily spending and school fees of her children.

In this group: Amy, Fatou Ng, Fatou Ngom, Agnes*, Ndiack, Marie Helene, Fatou, Marie Pierre
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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