A loan of $5,125 helps a member to buy and then resell seasonal fruit.


08-Barandama Group's story

Comprised of 25 members, this group was created in December 2009 at the inauguration of its banc villageois. Its members live in the same community and share strong bonds of solidarity. They are active in small business. Ms. Coumbayel, alone in the photo because of the Covid-19 restrictions, represents the group. 46 years old, she is married with 8 children. She also has 5 other children in her care. With her new loan, she plans to buy seasonal fruit and resell them. She has very good experience doing this. With her profits, she plans to pay for her children's food and schooling.

In this group: Dianke, Binta, Mama, Amy, Fatou Amadou, Awa, Safietou, Coumba, Coumbayel Hadiaw, Diongny, Mame Diarra, Hadidiatou, Dienabou Mbaye, Aissatou, Sadio, Tening, Mouskeba, Ramatoulaye, Astou, Amy, Fatou , Fatoumata, Amy, Aissatou, Saly

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emma Serianni.


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.