This group of women in Senegal that makes a living selling products in their village since 2009. Fatoumata who is on the right in the photo with her hand raised is the group's representative. She is 37 years old, divorced and is the mother of three children.
She plans with her new loan to buy 50 sets of cosmetic products that she will sell from her house. The earnings will help her pay for education expenses and the children's health and for her own needs.
This loan is special because it helps empower women in rural Senegal.