A loan of $5,775 helps a member to grow peanuts, onions and millet.


08-Ryatt Group's story

Made up of 45 women, this group was created in December 2011, when its banc villageois was inaugurated. They have a good connection and are united. Their main activity is small trade and rainfed agriculture. Madame Makham, alone in the photo due to restrictions against Covid-19, represents the group. Aged 38, she is married and the mother of 4 children. She also has 3 other dependent children. She grows peanuts, onions and millet. With her new loan, she plans to buy sugar and tea to resell in retail. She has good experience. She hopes, with her profits, to buy cattle and strengthen her savings.

In this group: Seynabou, Korodia, Hawa, Fatime, Aissata, Aissatou, Mame Diarra, Fatou, Hadame, Lanla, Fatoumata, Diama, Ramata, Bany, Atta, Salla, Oumou, Diami, Fanta Die, Lobe, Ndeye, Makham, Ramatoulaye, Fatoumata Mbaye, Mahany , Aramata, Njibou, Marame, Fatou Seye, Kadiatou, Delame , Diouly, Diarra, Khodia, Diaker, Adame, Mariama, Coumba, Awa, Hawa, Fatou, Salla, Dioukou, Ngone, Mariama

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Caitlin LeClair.


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.