MICROCREDIT PROJECT

Burkina Faso: in activity
  • Burkina Faso: in activity 20 villages were trained in microcredit SEMAFO Foundation wanted to support women involved in income generating activities through training and the establishment of village banks. In cooperation with the Credit Union of Burkina Faso and Développement International Desjardins (DID), loans were granted exclusively to women for their income generating activities.

SEMAFO Foundation wanted to support women involved in income generating activities through training and the establishment of village banks in 2012. In cooperation with the Credit Union of Burkina Faso and Développement International Desjardins (DID), loans were granted exclusively to women for their income generating activities.

In short


  • Credit of $472,021 (FCFA 205,316,000) granted since 2012-2013
  • 5, 236 people affected (2018-2019)
  • In 2018-2019, a total of $122,962 (FCFA 53,485,000) of credit allocated
  • 2, 576 people impacted (2017-2018)
  • $86,124 (FCFA 36,775,000) of credit granted since 2012-2013
  • Number of village banks (CVs): 30 (2017-2018)
  • As at June 30, 2017, the appropriation was $253,405 (115,056,000 FCFA)
  • As at June 30, 2016, the appropriation was $178,758 (80,146,000 FCFA)
  • 20 villages were trained in microcredit
  • The training is carried out using role-playing games to ensure a realistic understanding (Theater)
  • The regular meetings are also an opportunity to address different health-related issues. In order to be productive, they must, above all, be healthy
  • The duration of the majority of loans varies between 4 and 8 months

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