A loan of $4,125 helps a member to sell secondhand clothing.


08-Nema Group's story

This group was created in May 2009. Nineteen women are part of it; they're active in bulk commerce. They live in the same neighborhood and have great relationships. They are dynamic and supportive [of each other].

Madame Safiétou, who is alone in the photo to respect COVID-19 requirements, represents the group. She is 35. She is married and mother to 7 children.

With this new loan, she plans to buy secondhand clothing to resell. She has a lot of experience in this area. The profits she generates will serve to reinforce her savings and manage her personal needs.

In this group: Fatou, Aminata, Sokhna, Fanseyni, Sadio, Binta, Fatou, Dianke, Astou Sagna, Aissatou, Amy, Khadidiatou, Safietou, Maimouna, Mariama, Diariatou, Fatou, Fatou, Rocky

Translated from French.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams






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.