A loan of $2,200 helps a member to purchase dried fish, soap, and condiments to resell.


08-Dionnière Group's story

This 'banc villageois' was created in December 2015. Belonging to it is this group of 20 women living in the same village and enjoying good relationships. The women are energetic and have solidarity, and they are active in retail commerce to improve their living conditions.

Ms. Sanaba, the group's representative, appears by herself in the photo to respect the measures taken against COVID-19. She is 39 years old, married, and the mother of six.

With her new loan, she plans to purchase soap, dried fish, and some condiments to resell. She has seven years of experience in this domain. Once the earnings are in hand, she is going to boost her savings and support her children.

In this group: Saly Sol , Magnima, Yafaye Gnama, Mariama, Sadio, Fatoumata, Moussolba, Dieneba, Ndeye, Fatou, Diomma, Mouslountang, Manding, Ramatoulaye, Saly , Kady, Sanaba, Kady, Sounkarinding, Dioncounda

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural 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.