A loan of $2,825 helped a member to buy sheep to fatten.


Penda's Group's story

This group of seven women, all from the same village and united by good social relations, was created during the village lending group, or banc villageois', first loan cycle.
The leader is Madame Penda, standing up at the extreme right of the photo with her hand raised, is wearing an orange dress and a white scarf.
She is married, 48 years old and the mother of eight children (one girl and seven boys).
Penda has worked fattening livestock for nearly 10 years and is experience in this work.
Her new loan of 75,000XOF will allow her to buy sheep that she is going to raise and resell at the weekly markets in her area.
The profits realized will allow her to provide for her family's food needs.

In this group: Penda, Fatou, Amy, Kine, Binta, Ndeye, Amy, Fatou, Fatou, Khady, Fatou, Ndeye Anta, Fatim, Sokhna, Aida, Fatou, Nogoye

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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