A loan helped a member to purchase shoes, clothing, and perfumes to resell.


08-Dionniere Group's story

This group of 21 women has been in the 'banc villageois' since it was set up in December 2015. The women live in the same village and have small-scale businesses to improve their living conditions. They have solidarity and are energetic.

Ms. Khady, aged 37, with a hand raised in the photo, is the group's representative. She is the married mother of six children and has eight other children to support. She has good experience in retail commerce.

Her new loan will be used to purchase clothing, perfumes, and shoes for children and adults. She plans to use the earnings to help out her husband in covering family expenses.

In this group: Khady, Saly Sol, Tida, Yafaye Niama, Awa, Sire, Sadio, Fatoumata, Diarra, Moussolba, Dieneba, Ndeye, Diomma, Manding, Ramatoulaye, Mariama Abdoul, Saly, Sanaba, Kady, Sounkaringding, Dioncounda

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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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