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Amelie
Mrs. Amelie S. sells products such as palm oil, lemon juice, monkey bread, brooms, and honey. Every month she travels over 700 km to go and buy her products in Casamance, in the south of Sénégal. She is asking for this loan to bolster her little business. The income from this business permits her to share in covering daily expenses and household upkeep.
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Madame Amelie S. vend des produits tels que l’huile de palme, les jus de citron, du pain de singe, des balaies et du miel. Chaque mois elle parcoure plus 700km pour aller chercher ses produits en Casamance au sud du Sénégal. Elle sollicite ce prêt pour renforcer ses activités commerciales les revenus génères par le commerce lui permettent de participer à la dépense quotidienne et à l’entretien du ménage.

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About UIMCEC

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,521,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 469.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Amelie purchase of palm oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2009
Listed
Jun 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2010