A loan of $2,025 helps a member to buy fresh produce to resell.


10 Sophie Group's story

This 14-member group was created a long time ago and has a six-loan history. These are fearless women who live in the same area and are involved in the same type of business. Aminata, seated at left with her hand raised, is 41 years old and has six children. She is very active in her group’s business.

She is going to use her loan to buy one bag each of cabbages, carrots, onions and potatoes, as well as seafood and palm oil for her fresh produce business.
With five years of sales experience and her popularity in the neighborhood, she manages to sell her products easily.

She will use her profits to pay for her children’s and her needs and help her husband with the daily expenses.

In this group: Sophie, Ndèye Ndiaye, Dié, Aissatou, Fatou Kiné, Marie, Oumy, Fatou , Aminata, Aissata, Anna, Fatou, Bintou , Ndèye Mada

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Mary Lou Bradley.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women working in agriculture in rural 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.