A loan of $3,775 helps a member to buy cassava cuttings and chemical fertilizers.


09- Grp Manko Diokhor Ile Group's story

This five-member group was established in 2011. Its members are experienced in the business they run and are very much in solidarity with each other. They live in the same locality. Their main business is farming.

Diarietou, standing on the right with his hand raised in the photograph, is the group's representative. She's 58 years old, married and the mother of four boys and 2 girls. She's a farmer.

She foresees using this loan to buy cassava cuttings in bulk, chemical fertilizers and fuel, as well as to pay for labor. She plans to increase her revenue, cover family's needs and ensure her children can go to school.

In this group: Diarietou , Fat Dio, Ndeye , Pape Medoune, Ngoye

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women working in agriculture in rural 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.

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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.