Mrs. Mame F. Cledor N. is a 39-year old woman living in Ouakam, and she has been active in business for more than 15 years. She has been a member of the Ouakam savings institution for two years and has already had two loans. She is a parent member and has two children in her care. She has opted for the sale of "thiouraye" (a type of incense), perfumes, fabrics and shoes through one of her friends. She is applying for a loan of 500,000 francs with the aim of going to Ndiassane on the occasion of Maouloud (a Muslim festival celebrating the birth of the prophet Mohamed) to buy "thioubs" (special tinted fabric) to sell. It is an activity which she renews on an annual basis. Her loan will allow her to advance her business.
Madame Mame F. Cledor N. est une femme de 39 ans habitant a Ouakam et qui s’active dans le commerce depuis plus de 15 ans. Elle est membre de la caisse de Ouakam depuis 2 ans et a déjà bénéficié de 2 prêts antérieurs. Elle est parente bénéficiaire et a 2 enfants en charge. Elle a opte pour la vente de thiouraye, parfums, tissus et chaussures par le bais d’une de ses copines. Elle sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs dans l’objectif d’aller a Ndiassane a l’occasion du Maouloud pour acheter des thioubs destines a la vente. C’est une activité qu’elle renouvelle annuellement. Son crédit lui permet d’avancer dans ses activités.
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.