A loan of $4,050 helps a member to buy cosmetics and organic products as well as to raise poultry.


Escale Group's story

This group of six women has been part of the bank villageois from its lunch. They work as retail vendors, which is their main source of income. They are energetic and help each other to improve their life conditions.

Ms. Mariama, 67 years of age, is the group representative. She is married and has five children. She has three other children in her care. Mariama has good experience in retail. With her new loan Mariama plans to buy cosmetics and organic products; she also raises poultry. Her revenues will allow her to take care of family needs and the children’s school costs.

In this group: Narang, Mariama, Diattou, Mariama, Gnaling , Ursule Anta

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.


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.