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Miss Astou F. is a young lady who is 22 years old. She lives in the village of Camberebe and has been a shareholder-member of the U-IMCEC (a Senegalese mutual savings and loans institution association) savings institution since 2006. She has already repaid two previous loans from the institution. She manages a shop where she sells toiletries. Miss F. has been carrying out this activity for more than ten years. She is applying for a loan of 300,000 francs in order to strengthen and diversify her stock of products. This will allow her to enlarge her customer base and increase her profits. The positive development of her business will enable her to provide for her personal and social needs more easily.
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Mademoiselle Astou F. est une jeune femme de 22 ans .Elle habite dans la localité de Camberene et est societaire de la caisse de l’U-IMCEC depuis 2006. Elle a déjà rembourse 2 prêts antérieurs au sein de l’institution. Elle gère un local ou elle vend des effets de toilette. Mademoiselle F. exerce cette activité depuis plus de 10 ans. Elle sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs en vue de renforcer et diversifier son stock de produits. Ainsi elle pourra élargira sa clientèle et augmenter ses bénéfices. L’évolution positive de son activité lui permettra de mieux supporter ses besoins sociaux et personnels.

Additional Information


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
  • 45
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 484.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Astou increase of funds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2010
Feb 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011