A loan of $5,075 helps a member to buy oil palm, lemon juice and spare parts.


08-Soeurs Jumelles Group's story

This group of seven women has belonged to the bank villageois since it was launched in June 2009. The group members live in the same village and work as retail vendors, which is their major source of income. They maintain good relationships, have a spirit of solidarity and are energetic.

Ms. Dieneba, 54 years old, raising her hand on the photo, is the group representative. She is a widow and has seven children. Dieneba has plenty of experience as a vendor. Her new loan will help her buy palm oil, lemon juice and spare parts to resell. Her revenues will be set aside as savings for future needs.

In this group: Dieneba, Bintou, Nafissatou, Aminata, Fatoumata, Fatoumata, Ndeye B.soudan

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.