A loan of $1,200 helps a member to buy food products with which to prepare juice to sell.


01_Hlm Group's story

This group is part of the banc villageois that has been in existence since June 2015; it is made up of ten nice women who live in the same neighborhood. They share solid values of friendship and solidarity. Their primary business is trade.
Maty, 48, is the group representative standing at the left of the photo raising her hand. She is married and does not have children.
Maty operates a business making and selling juice; she works in her neighborhood from her home. She has one year of experience in this sector.
She wants to buy 10 kilograms of baobab fruit, 10 kilograms of dried hibiscus flowers, 20 kilograms of sugar; as well as bags and bottles necessary for production; she will resell her product with a good profit margin. She makes delicious juices which sell well, especially during this hot season.
Her revenue enables her to cover her daily expenses and bulk up her savings.

In this group: Coumba, Mama, Soda, Maty, Soda, Ndéye Tacko, Khady, Yacine, Khady, Tacko

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Naomi Shamban.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
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*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.

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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.