A loan of $2,125 helps a member to purchase 60 yards of fabric and 10 pairs of shoes.


10_ Keury Kao Rufisque Group's story

The "banc villageois" to which this 15-member group belongs was created in September 2013. It is made up of women who live in the same locality and have good harmony. Their main business is small shops.

Marie is married. She is 49 years old and has 1 child. She sells fabric and shoes, which she has be doing for 5 years.

With her loan, she plans to purchase 60 yards of fabric and 10 pairs of shoes that she will retail from her home. She is very well-known in her area.

With the profits, she plans to take care of her family.

In this group: Marie, Oumy , Mame Fatou , Absa, Awa , Mariama , Seynabou , Aminata Lo , Ndeye Dome , Sanou , Fatou Ndiaye , Douah , Mame Ndiatte , Astou , Sira

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Kayla Sanger.


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.