A loan of $3,775 helps a member to buy food and necessary products for their restaurant.


01_Cite Malick Group's story

This group, which is made up of six women, is part of the banc villageois that was created in August 2012. They come from the same community, are neighbours, friends and share strong values of understanding and mutual aid. Their main activity is trade and they have successfully repaid more than 10 loans.

The representative, Madam Fary, is 32 years old. She is standing at the far right of the photo with her hand in the air. She is married with two children, a girl and a boy, both of whom are in school. Fary is active in the catering industry. She has her own stall at home and offers breakfast, snacks and dinner to customers and has almost 5 years of experience.

She is going to buy the food and products necessary for her business. She prepares delicious dishes that are within everyone's reach and does well because she is helpful and friendly with her customers. She uses the profits earned to increase her savings and develop a separate trade in fabrics and sheets.

In this group: Aminata, Fary, Odette, Aminata, Aminata, Sarata

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Rebecca Thomson.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

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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.