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Awa C. is married and mother of 3 children: 2 boys and a girl. As well as her work in retail, she also sews. She buys her fabrics from Dakar, sews them and resells them. She has more than 14 years experience in the profession. She does this work to earn a living, and to meet her own needs and those of her children. She needs funding in order to develop her business.
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Awa C. est une femme mariee.Elle est mere de 3 enfants dont 2 garcons et une fille.En meme temps que le commerce,elle fait aussi de la couture.Elle achete du tissus a Dakar,les coud pour ensuite les revendre.Elle a une experience de plus de 14 ans du metier.Elle fait ce metier pour gagner sa vie et subvenir a ses propres besoins et de ses enfants.Elle compte devellopper son activite en comptant sur des financements.

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
  • 48
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 529.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Awa renforcement de son commerce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 23, 2011