A loan of $4,500 helps a member to buy sheets and curtains to resell and also to do catering at the same time.


08-Tessito Group's story

This banc villageois was established in June 2009. It includes a group of seven women who live in the same neighborhood. They have been in retail trade since the formation of their group. They have a spirit of solidarity and are energetic about improving their living conditions.

Madam Adama is 39 years old, married and the mother of seven children. She is experienced in business, having been engaged in trade for years. Her new loan is going to be used to buy sheets and curtains to resell. She also does catering. The profits will be used to strengthen her savings and to help her husband support their children's education.

In this group: Adama, Anne Marie, Adama, Sarata, Rabiyatou, Aida, Combe

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Cheryl Roepke.


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.