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Coumba
This woman is a merchant at the central market in Thiès, a city close to the capital of Senegal. For over two years, she has been involved in buying and re-selling fabric and damask of the "riche" type. This loan will allow her to diversify her portfolio in this field, in which she has made efforts to extend her purchase of goods in order to run her business well. With financial support alone, this merchant will be able to run her business well and earn a profit in order to realize her ambition of opening her own store and thus avoiding the need to rent a place to stock her merchandise.
commercante au marché central de thiès une ville qui se trouve a proximité de la capital du Sénégal. Elle s'active depuis plus de 2 ans dans l'achat et la revente des tissus et basins riches .Ce prêt lui permettra de rendre sa porte feuille plus active dans ce domaine ou elle tend a faire des efforts pour l'achat de marchandises dans le bon fonctionnement de son commerce. Avec une appuie purement financiere cette commercante peut mener a bien ses activités et d'avoir des profits pour la réalisation de l'ouverture de sa cantine afin de ne plus louer pour stocker ses marchandises.

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About UIMCEC

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
  • 41
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 480.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Coumba to buy fabric and damask for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 17, 2011
Listed
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011