A loan of $1,500 helped a member buy fabric for making clothing for resale.


Kadidia's Group's story

This group of three members, which was created in December 2009, is made up of women who live in the same village and work in sewing and trade. Nadia is on the right in the photo with her arm raised. She is the leader of the group. She is 48 and married with seven daughters. Her business consists of buying fabric and making clothing. She makes her sales in her own district and the neighbouring villages. With this loan, she plans to buy 60 meters of fabric. She will use the profit to increase her savings and to provide her children with food and health care.

In this group: Kadidia, Coumba, Houbymatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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