A loan helped a member to buy bags of rice, cans of cooking oil, powdered sugar, candies, and other products.


10 Mame Diarra Group's story

This 10-member group was established in December 2020. It regroups members coming from the same neighborhood who shares good neighborly relations.

Mrs. Mame Diarra is responsible for the group. She's 56 years old, married and the mother of 15 children who are in her care. She's very energetic and very much involved in all of her locality's development activities. In the photograph, she's standing on the right with her hand raised. She's been selling foodstuff for almost ten years and she has a good experience in this field.

She will use her new loan to buy bags of rice, cans of cooking oil, powdered sugar, candies, and other products. At this time, her business is doing well, thanks to the quality of her products. Her business' profits will enable her to strengthen her working capital and help cover the expenses of the family.

In this group: Mame Diarra, Nafissatou, Seynabou, Fatoumata, Adji, Fatou, Sadio, Fatou, Saly, Sira

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.



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