A loan of $5,400 helps a member to buy clothing and incense to resell.


01_Gpf Interface G3 Group's story

These women created their group in October 2020. They live in the same neighbourhood and maintain good relationships. They mainly run businesses selling items. The group representative, Ndéye Coumba, is forty-six years old and on the right side of the photo in a white dress. She is married and the mother of two children, one daughter and one son. She is a seamstress.

Ndéye Coumba runs a business making and selling boubous [African tunics] and she also sells shoes, bags and incense. She stocks up in the capital city and does her work in her community where she has a store.

She will buy a large quantity of bags, shoes, incense, fabric and lining material to sew the boubous and will resell them all at a profit. Her business works well. Her profits will be used to develop her business and to support her husband with the family's expenses.

In this group: Ndéye Coumba, Thioro, Sira, Boye, Farma, Tabara, Awa, Mame Fary, Maïmouna, Ndéye Falle

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Abigail Leavens.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women in rural and suburban Senegal.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff



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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.