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Mame Penda
Ms. Mame Penda is a 56-year-old married woman who lives in Senegal. She has been working in the profession of teaching for over 25 years. She chose this profession due to the quality of education she received and because she wanted to pass down knowledge to children who are school-aged. To her, education is the only guarantee for success.

She has been a long-time associate of a U-IMCEC branch since May 2003. She has already paid back seven previous loans. She is requesting a loan of 350,000 francs for buying provisions that will help to ensure a supply of food at home during her absence. This loan will help with stabilizing her family in life.
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Madame Mame Penda est une femme mariée de 56ans qui vit au Sénégal. Elle exerce la profession d’enseignante depuis plus de 25 ans. Elle a choisi cette profession a cause de l’éducation de qualité qu’elle a reçue et qu’elle voulait transmettre aux enfants qui sont en âge d’apprendre. Pour elle l’éducation est le seul gage de la réussite. C’est une ancienne sociétaire de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis mai 2003. Elle a déjà remboursé 7 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 350 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de provisions qui aideront a assurer l’alimentation du foyer durant son absence. Ce crédit contribuera à l’équilibre social de 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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,997,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 484.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Mame Penda to buy grocery items for the house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012