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Rouguiyata S.
Madame Rouguiyata S. D. is a married mother of 6. She lives in the town of Ouakam and has been a member of the U-IMCEC credit association for five years; she has already received two loans. Madame D. has been developing her business for twenty years, and is well-known for selling detergent products (Omo), henna, thiouraye (a type of incense) and sometimes fabric; she began by selling shea butter and local products.
Her strategy lies in adapting her product range to her customers' needs. She is seeking a 200 000 FRS loan in order to plan a trip to Mauritania to buy goods; the requested loan would allow her to proceed with her business projects, to meet everyday living costs, and to help her children to get on in life.
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Madame Rouguiyata S. D. est une femme mariée ayant 6 enfants. Elle habite dans la localité de Ouakam et est membre de la caisse de l’U-IMCEC depuis 5 ans. Elle a déjà bénéficié de 02 prêts antérieurs. Madame D. évolue dans le secteur du commerce depuis 20 ans. Elle est bien connue dans la vente de produits détergents (Omo), de henné, de thiouraye et souvent de tissus. Elle a démarré avec la vente de beurre de karité et de produits locaux. Sa stratégie consiste a diversifier ses produits vendus conformément aux besoins de la clientèle. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs dans le but de programmer un voyage en Mauritanie et acheter des marchandises. Les crédits consentis lui permettent d’avancer dans ses projets, de participer dans les dépenses quotidiennes et d’aider ses enfants à progresser.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 485.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rouguiyata S. increase business funds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 26, 2011