A loan helped a member her to buy various consumer items such as vegetables; potatoes and peppers....


Maimouna Sd Group's story

This group is made up of 17 local women. For more than ten years they have been living together. This long companionship reflects the strength and understanding that exists between these women who share the same concerns. They live in perfect solidarity and do not hesitate to help each other in difficult times.

Maimouna the head of the group, with her hand raised in the photo, has been active in her business for years. She is 50 years old, married and has eight children. She intends to renew her stock of merchandise with this loan. Her business is her main source of income and with the profits will allow her to help her family.

In this group: Sounkar, Maimouna , Mariama, Moussouba , Satan , Mariama Mansaba , Siring , Boumba , Bouramanding , Mamou , Dala, Sadio , Nanding , Tida , Diary , Diato , Diary

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emma Serianni.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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