A loan of $4,875 helps a member to buy palm oil, do hair dyeing and sell soap.


08-Tessito Group's story

This group of seven woman are part of the 'banc villageois' which was created in June 2009. They live in the same area and enjoy good relationships. They help each other with their selling activities. They are active in selling items as their source of income.

Adama, 55 is married and mother to seven children. With the loan she is planning to buy palm oil, do hair dyeing and sell soap. She has been doing this for a long time to improve the conditions of her life. From the profits, she will increase her savings and help her husband with running the family.

In this group: Adama, Aisse, Khady, Aissatou, Gnima, Diarra, Batour

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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.