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Niagna Ndiaye
Niagna Ndiaye N. is a young lady of 28 years of age, who lives in the neighborhood of Ngaparou in Yoff and has worked as haidresser for 10 years. She runs a hair salon near her home. Besides, she is also in the cosmetics business. She chose to be hairdresser out of passion and also to earn her living and avoid dependency. Her favorite time is the weekend as well as the holiday season, as these are the peak times. She is requesting a loan of 300 000 francs in order to refurbish her salon. This loan will allow her to improve the facility and attract more customers. In this way she hopes to increase her revenue.
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Mademoiselle Niagna Ndiaye N. est une demoiselle de 28 ans qui habite dans le quartier de Ngaparou à Yoff et évolue dans le secteur de la coiffure depuis 10 ans. Elle gère un salon de coiffure non loin de chez elle. Parallèlement elle fait le commerce de produits de beauté. Elle a choisi l’activité de coiffure par passion dans l’objectif de gagner sa vie et d’éviter la dépendance. Ses moments préférés sont les week end et les périodes de fête car ce sont les moments d’affluence. Elle sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs dans le but de réfectionner son salon de coiffure. Ce crédit lui permettra d’embellir le salon et d’attirer d’avantage la clientèle. Ceci est un moyen d’accroitre ses revenus.

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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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Niagna Ndiaye refurbishment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011