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Ms Thiam N. lives in Dalifort. She is married and the mother of three children. She has been a businesswoman for a long time. She buys and sells kitchen utensils, bowls and cups. She chose this activity to earn her living. Ms N. has been a member of the Dalifort branch since August 2007. She repaid already two previous loans. Now she applies for a loan of 300,000 CFA francs which she intends to use to strengthen her capital basis and increase her inventory to meet the high demand. The better income will allow her to provide for herself and support her family.
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Madame Thiam N. habite dans la localité de Dalifort. Elle est mariée et mère de 3 enfants. Elle évolue depuis longtemps dans le commerce. Son activité consiste à acheter des ustensiles de cuisine, des bassines, des tasses, dans l’intention de les revendre. Elle a choisi cette activité dans le souci de gagner sa vie. Madame N. est sociétaire du guichet de Dalifort depuis aout 2007. Elle a déjà remboursé 2 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs dans le but de renforcer son capital et augmenter son stock pour faire face à la forte demande. L’accroissement de ses bénéfices lui permettra de subvenir à ses besoins personnels et a soutenir sa famille.

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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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Thiam to buy kitchen utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 5, 2013