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Fatou D., the mother of eight children, is a seller of charcoal in Cite Asecna Aouakam. She is advancing in this new business and is asking for a loan of 300,000 francs to increase her inventory in order to manage the vagaries of the off-season. Her revenues enable her to cover a very large part of the expenses in the household she supports.
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fatou D. mere de huits enfants est vendeuse de charbon de bois a la cite asecna aouakam.elle evolue dans cette novelle activite et demnde un pret de tris cent mille(300 000)frs pour accroitre son stock afin de pouvoir gerer les aleas de l' revenus lui permettent de prendre une tres bonne partie des depenses de son foyer en charge.

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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
  • 47
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  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 462.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Fatou commerce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 8, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010