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Gnima D. is a widow who lives in Kadior. She sells merchandise at the central market Saint Maures des Fossés of Ziguinchor. With IMCEC support, she bought a plot of land and began construction, so that she can forever save her children from paying rent. She’s requesting this loan to buy tin roofing material and to move out of her place before the seasonal rains begin.
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Gnima D. est une veuve domiciliée à Kadior, elle vend au marché central Saint Maures des Fossés de Ziguinchor. Avec l'appui de l'IMCEC, elle a acheté un terrain et a entamé la construction pour éviter la location à vie à ses enfants. Elle sollicite ce prêt pour acheter des zincs et déménager chez elle avant le début de la saison des pluies.

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This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,512,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Gnima construction of housing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010