A loan of $2,850 helps a member to strengthen their food store.


08-Koboyel Group's story

Created in April 2014, the banc villageois is home to this group of 23 women. There is a good connection between the members. Their main activity is small trade and rainfed agriculture. Madame Fatoumata, alone in the photo because of the barrier measures against Covid-19, represents the group. Aged 47, she is married and mother of 6 children. She also has 5 other dependents. She owns a shop where she sells food products. With her new loan, she plans to buy oil, rice, sugar, tomatoes, broths and various products to strengthen her business. She has good experience in this domaine. With her earnings, she hopes to take care of her children and participate in feeding the family.

In this group: Mahany, Many, Hawo, Kadiata, Ndjibou, Fatime, Awabale, Mahany, Mouskeba, Kadiatou, Fatou, Kadiatou, Fatoumata, Sokhna, Fatoumata Idrissa, Kadiata Thianado, Gallo, Gollo Oumy, Dieyla, Awa , Dieyla, Diarra, Hawa

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.