A loan of $3,550 helps a member to buy oil and baobab fruit.


08-Tessito Group's story

This group of 13 women in a 'banc villageois' that was started in June 2009. They live in the same area and keep up good relationships. They have the objective to improve their living conditions by commercial activities. Their principle activity is to generate income.

Aramata is 67, married with ten children. She has good experience in small business. With hew newest loan, she will buy palm oil and boabab fruit to sell. The profits made will be invested in her savings.

In this group: Aramata, Amie, Sona, Mariama Linda, Awa, Leonie, Diariyatou, Fenda, Maty, Oumy, Denany, Lala, Diarra

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Tim Gibson.


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.