A loan of $4,100 helps a member with diverse activities in trade and agriculture.


08 Group's story

This group of seven women has been a member of this group for 10 years. They live in the same district and share many activities. There are close ties between them. They all work in commercial activities. The leader of the group is named Ma Ansa and her hand is raised in the photo, she sells palm oil. She is 73 and a widow, she has seven children and four other people to support. She has been active in commerce for several years and she uses the income that she makes to pay for school fees for her grandsons and to increase her savings.

In this group: Ma Ansa , Fatoumata Nouha , Binta , Tida , Sire , Aissatou , Saly

Translated from French.


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.