A loan of $2,050 helps a member to buy hibiscus, baobab fruit, tamarind, ginger, and sugar.


10_ Diokoul Khere Group's story

This banc villageois was founded in September 2015 and is made up of 13 women entrepreneurs who are kindred spirits.

Madame Mame Coumba is a 52-year-old divorced mother of 3. For 7 years she has been selling juices as well as guedje and yet, which are both fish-based, salt-cured flavorings.

With this loan, she plans to buy a tub of hibiscus, a bag of baobab fruit, 1kg of tamarind, 1.5kg of ginger, 10kg of sugar, and 10kg each of guedj and yet. She plans to save her profits.

In this group: Mame Coumba , Yaye Mboye , Awa , Maty , Ndeye Astou, Ndiallo , Mame Yacine , Nafi , Ndeye Seunne , Yaye Ndiga , Oumy , Mbayang Nd, Seynabou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Samantha Sullivan.


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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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.