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Mrs. Mbene S. lives in Yoff Mbenguene. She has been a member of the U-IMCEC (a Sénégalese association of mutual savings and loans institutions) savings bank since September 2009. She is 43 years old, married and mother to six children, whose ages vary between four and 30 years old. She has been selling fish for more than 20 years, because she does not want to remain idle. Mrs. S. is requesting this loan in order to increase her working capital so that she can satisfy the orders of customers who are demanding more and more from her. Her objective is to maximise profits in order to be able to help her family, above all with food but also with social and school expenses.
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Madame Mbene S. habite a Yoff Mbenguene. Elle est membre de la caisse de l’U-IMCEC depuis septembre 2009. Elle a 43 ans, mariée et mère de 6 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 4 et 30 ans. Elle exerce l’activité de vente de poissons depuis plus de 20 ans car elle ne veut pas rester inactive. Madame S. sollicite ce prêt pour accroitre son fond de roulement dans le but de satisfaire les commandes des clients qui la sollicitent de plus en plus. Son objectif est de maximiser ses bénéfices afin de pouvoir aider la famille aussi bien sur le plan social, éducatif mais surtout nutritionnel

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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.

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