A loan of $1,850 helps a member to buy sugar and oil.


08-Soumboundou Group's story

The "banc villagois" was created in June 2012. It consists of 21 women who live in the same village. They are active in the retail business. They are dynamic and supportive. They have good relationships.

Madame Fatou, 62 years old, represents the group. She is married and has 12 children. She has 2 other children in her care. She is alone on the picture to respect the barrier measures against Covid-19.

With her new loan, she plans to buy sugar and oil to resell.

The profits will be used to achieve autonomy and guarantee the schooling of her four children who are in school.

In this group: Fatou, Fatou, Diakong, Papiya, Fatou, Tida, Ndeye, Fanta, Kany, Mariama, Bougnadou, Sona, Sire Banna, Dionsaba, Fatou Sarr, Nene, Faty, Fatou, Penda, Fatoumata, Dabo

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
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*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.