A loan of $5,575 helps a member to buy varied fabrics to resell.


01_Gpf Diappo Station Group's story

This group is made up of six women who have always stood together and who have worked to build the group's capital. They have just received their first loan from the institution. Their main occupation is in retail.
Ndéye Amy (age 32) is the group leader, shown in the photo raising her hand and dressed in the wax pagne dress [a dress made of pagne cloth, with the traditional wax process]. She is married and the mother of three children, two of whom are boys and who are currently in school.
Ndéye Amy sells fabrics (wax pagne fabric, damasks, geztner [a type of brocade fabric]) in the regional market. She has more than five year's experience in this industry.
She intends to purchase a large amount of varied fabrics to strengthen her business. She has a loyal customer base and she has excellent command of her work.
The profits made will go toward supporting her husband in managing household expenses and the education of their children.

In this group: Ndéye Amy, Fatou, Mbène, Reine Ange Martine, Sokhna, Ndéye, Salla, Astou, Marème, Fary

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Rima Kaboul.


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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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.

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.