A loan helped a member to pay for peanuts and snacks to resell.


Dl_Mbene Group's story

Since its creation in 2009, this group has included several women living in the same neighborhood. They are very energetic and active mainly in commerce.

MBENE is the married mother of six. She is 63 and appears at the right in the photo with a hand raised. The group's representative, she has been active in retail commerce for years.

With her loan, she is planning to purchase peanuts and snacks in bulk she will sell retail in her neighborhood. Her business operates mainly at the neighborhood school, where her primary customer base is composed of students.

With the profits to be earned, she intends to save some at the 'banc villageois' and use some for meeting family needs.

In this group: Mbene , Soda , Fatou Fall, Mbenda, Fatou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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