A loan of $5,100 helped a member to buy 10 sheep for fattening.


Salla's Group's story

The Khowlaré solidarity group belongs to the Lew Lewal Syer "banc villageois" and was created on the 29th of February, 2010. It is made up of 18 women. The group is known for its synergy and internal solidarity. The main business of the group members is livestock fattening. Salla, the group's representative, is a 33-year-old married woman with 5 children, 3 of whom are girls. She practices livestock fattening. She buys sheep, fattens them up and resells them after 5 months. She is the women standing on the far right of the picture, wearing a pink boubou and raising her hand. She would like to use her loan to buy 10 sheep. Her profits will be used to improve her family's living conditions and to pay for her children's education.

In this group: Salla, Dado*, Aïssatou, Fatimata Thierno, Djina, Ramata Ifra, Coura, Madina, Mareyele, Matal, Ove, Madina*, Hawa Mamadou, Khady*, Diarry, Mariame, Faty, Aïssata
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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