A loan helped a member to buy bananas and manage a restaurant.


08-Badiary Group's story

The banc villageois was created in May 2010. Members of the banc since its establishment, this group of 5 women are traders. They are all from the same village. They have good relationships and are united. Madame Assa, with the raised hand in the photo is the representative of the group. Aged 53, she is married and the mother of 8 children. She has 1 other dependent child. With her new loan, she plans to buy bananas to resell. She also runs a tavern in her village. She has good experience in this area. She plans to help her husband by managing the schooling of her children.

In this group: Assa, Fanta, Diarra Moro, Amy, Binta, Bintou, Fatou, Fatou, Mariama, Assa, Khady, Mariama, Fanseyni, Mariama, Mansata, Diabou, Fatou, Dieneba, Fatou, Khady, Khady, Diariatou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Caitlin LeClair.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.



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