A loan of $5,325 helps a member to sell cosmetics, honey and palm oil.


08-Nema Group's story

This "banc villageois" was created in May 2009. It includes a group of 8 women who live in the same neighborhood. They share good relationships. They have retail businesses to support their autonomy.

Madame Hawa, age 63, represents the group. Married and mother of 7 children, she has 3 others that she cares for. To respect COVID-19 measures, she is alone in the photo. With this new loan, she plans to sell cosmetics, honey and palm oil. The profits she earns will serve to reinforce her savings and manage her personal needs.

In this group: Dalla, Hawa, Sadio, Awa, Fanta, Fanta, Diaw, Khoudia

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.