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This borrower is married to a polygamous man who has four wives. She lives in a house with her four children. She has been running a poultry business for a year to help meet her own needs, those of her children, and to help her husband meet the many family expenses. She is requesting a loan of 250,000 F from IMCEC to buy 200 young chickens and to maintain her chicken-raising facility. Her income earned from this work will help her to meet the expenses associated with her family’s needs. For the future, she foresees establishing a large poultry enterprise on her plot located at the edge of town.
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L'emprunteuse est une femme mariée à un homme polygamme qui vit avec 4 épouses.Elle est en location dans une maison avec ses quatre enfants.Elle mène l'activité d'aviculture depuis un an pour subvenir à ses propres besoins,à ceux de ses enfants et pour appuyer son mari dans la prise en charge des nombreuses charges familiales.Elle sollicite un crédit de 250 000F à l'IMCEC pour l'achat de 200 poussins et l'aménagement de son poulailler. Les revenus obtenus de cette activité lui serviront à supporter les dépenses liées aux besoins de sa famille. Elle envisage dans le futur d'implanter une grande exploitation avicole dans sa parcelle située à la périphérie de la ville.

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 452.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Hawa to buy 200 chicks and to establish her own chicken coop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012