A loan of $2,650 helps a member to buy tea and sugar to resell.


08-Barandama Group's story

Made of 5 members, this group was created in December 2009 during the inauguration of the "banc villageois". These women live in the same locality and share strong bonds of solidarity. They are active in retail business.

Mrs. Bintanding (alone in the picture because of the restrictions against Covid-19) represents the group. She is 43 years old, married and has 7 children. She also has another child in her care.

With her new loan, she plans to buy sugar and tea to resell in retail. She has a good experience in this field.

Her profits will be used to pay for food and schooling for her children.

In this group: Salimata, Bintanding, Gnima, Aissatou Amoulo, Mete

Translator profile picture

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
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.