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Mrs. Maréme C., over 50 years old, is a mother and entrepreneur living in the rural community of Sandiara, about 20 km from Mbour. Her line of business is selling ready-to-wear clothing in Sandiara. In order to bolster her business capital and increase profitability, she is seeking a loan. She manages the family budget on her own, and it is she who takes care of providing food for the family.
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Madame Maréme C. est une commerçante âgée de plus de 50 ans et mére de famille qui vit dans la communauté rurale de Sandiara à une vingtaine de kilomètres de Mbour .Son activité commerciale réside dans la vente de prêt à porter au niveau de Sandiara .Ainsi, pour accroitre son fonds de commerce et agmenter sa rentabilité elle sollicite un crédit au niveau de la caisse. Elle gére seule le fonctionnement de la famille et s'occupe de la ration alimentaire

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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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,515,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 493.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mareme business use.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2010
Aug 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 23, 2011