A loan of $1,100 helps to buy vegetables and palm oil to sell at retail prices.


Binta's story

Madame Binta is a 65-year-old widow.. She has 9 children, but is still energetic. She joined the banc villageois when it was formed in August 2006. She works in retail trade.

With her new loan, she would like to buy vegetables, seasonal fruits, and palm oil to resell at retail prices.

Her income will help her buy more goods to maximize her profits and pay for her children's schooling fees.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alexandra Kenin.


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.