A loan of $4,475 helps a member to buy fruit juices and soap for resale.


10 Pdj Maimouna Group's story

This group, composed of eight members, was created in November 2020. It consists of women who live in the same neighborhood and, as neighbors are friendly with each other. Madam Maimouna is the group's responsible. She is 47 years old, married and the mother of four boys. Maimouna is a courageous woman involved in local development.
She is standing with her hand raised at the right of the picture.
She has been selling fruit juices and local soaps for three years and has accumulated considerable experience.
With this new loan, she will purchase items needed to produce juices and local soaps to be sold in the neighborhood.
The profits from this business enable her to cover her family's food expenses.

In this group: Maimouna, Ndeye , Fatou, Penda, Salimata, Astou, Ndoumbe, Mame Codou

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Madeleine Schwartz.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

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.

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.