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Coumba Samba
Mrs. Coumba Samba T. is a 48-year-old shopkeeper who lives in Ouakam. For the past 20 years she has been active in the retail business of shoes, perfume, clothes and bracelets. She chose this revenue-generating activity with the intention of helping her husband deal with daily expenditures.

She is requesting a loan of 150,000 francs to renew her stock of shoes. The loan she is granted by the credit institution allows her to share household expenses.
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Madame Coumba samba T. est une femme commerçante de 48 ans qui vit dans la localité de Ouakam. Elle s’active dans la vente de chaussures, parfums, d’habits et de bracelets depuis plus de 20 ans. Elle a choisi cette activité génératrice de revenus dans le but d’aider son mari à gérer le quotidien. Elle sollicite un crédit de 150 000 frs pour renouveler son stock de chaussures. Le crédit consenti au sein de la mutuelle lui permet de participer dans la maison.

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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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 478.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Coumba Samba increase working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 19, 2010
Listed
Mar 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 25, 2011