Support female entrepreneurs in Senegal

In Fatick, one of the poorest regions in Senegal, this project focuses on developing sustainable economic activities for women. The project aims to ensure a living wage for these women and their families. Three promising sectors are the processing of cashew nuts, goat farming and milk production.
 
Already collected € 2.500
Searched budget € 79.520
NGO
SOS Faim
Location
Senegal, regio Fatick
Project duration
2017 - 2021
Co-financing
DGD 80%
Project code
06001
Theme
Financiering
Integrated program for economic development in the Fatick region

PURPOSE


The program set up by SOS Faim and its local partner works on strengthening savings and credit associations. They make use of a training program and a local development fund to finance economic initiatives taken by groups of women. This gives women access to the necessary working capital to grow their activities. This program also strengthens the technical and management capacities of the beneficiaries: the women and their cooperative societies.
 

BUDGET REQUESTED VIA ENTREPRENEURS FOR ENTREPRENEURS


Donations requested for:
- 2019: € 32.000
- 2020: € 26.000 
- 2021: € 21.520

 

SOCIAL IMPACT


More than 50,000 women will benefit from these actions! To support the decentralization process that is ongoing in Senegal and promote synergies, all actions are carried out in close cooperation with local authorities (the district councils).


KEY WORDS

- Microcredit
- Agriculture
- Rural economic activities
- Women
- Improved income