A loan of $5,175 helps a member to buy dresses, shoes and other accessories that she will resell.


01_Mbourwaille Group's story

This group of nine brave women comes from the Banc Villageois which has existed since September 2013. They have walked together for a long time because they live in the same village and share strong values of kinship and solidarity.The main activity is trade.
Madame Ramatou 63 years old is the representative, on the left and raising her hand, she is married and the mother of three children of which a girl and a boy are still in school.
Ramatou is in the business of selling dresses, shoes and various accessories, she buys wholesale and resells in her home town. She is successful in this sector where she has worked for 15 years.
She plans to buy dresses, fabrics, shoes and accessories and pay for transportation. She sells on credit and collects her money at the end of the month.
The profits obtained are used to increase the level of her savings, to contribute to tontines and to develop her business.

In this group: Bineta, Ramatou, Soukeye, Ami, Bineta, Fatou, Awa, Bineta, Astou

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Laetitiah Magara.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women 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.