Astou and M. Seck, have converted their in-town property to a true animal farm, as she raises chickens and he raises sheep. It is readily apparent that this dynamic couple is well on their way to creating economic independence and freedom for their family!

When Astou’s chickens are mature, she will sell them to neighboring residents. M. Seck’s sheep will be sold live to families celebrating religious holidays and special private events, such as weddings, or the birth of a new child. He is also a skilled carpenter, making cabinets, windows, doors and other millwork items for contractors and individuals.

Astou and M. Seck, 37 and 45 years of age, respectively, are progressive thinkers in both their business and personal partnership, respecting each other’s skills and contribution to the family’s needs and dreams. He says with both pride and a good sense of humor that his wife is courageous and a tenacious fighter. He adds with a warm smile that he is her “secretary.”

Friends of Senegal is delighted to have the opportunity to help this charming couple achieve their dreams of entrepreneurial success.

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