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Meyminatou
Mrs Meyminatou is 45 years old and lives in Senegal. For the past five years she has been selling breakfasts as well as wax and thioup fabrics. In addition, she sews and knits. She learnt these skills in a training center for sewing and knitting. She particularly likes the creativity, the beauty and the financial spin-offs of her activity. She has been a member of one of the branches of the microfinance institution U-IMCEC since April 2011. She applies for a loan of 200,000 CFA francs to buy clothes and mobile phones for resale. She wants to travel to Mauritania to get them. She intends to further diversify her inventory in order to better develop her business activity.
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Madame Meyminatou vit au Sénégal. Elle est âgée de 45 ans. Elle évolue depuis 5 ans dans le commerce et la vente de petit déjeuner, wax et thioups. Elle pratique aussi la couture et le tricotage qu’elle a appris en intégrant un centre de formation en couture et en tricotage. Ce qui l’intéresse surtout dans son activité c’est l’esprit de création, la beauté et les retombées financières qui en découlent. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis avril 2011. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs prévu pour l’achat d’habits et de portables à revendre. Son vœu est de voyager pour la Mauritanie pour se les procurer. Elle souhaite encore diversifier les produits qu’elle commercialise pour mieux développer son activité de commerce.

Additional Information

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 484.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Meyminatou to buy clothes and mobile phones for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 7, 2011
Listed
Sep 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012