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Souadou lives in the south of Senegal and is 35 years old. She got married when she was 25 years old and has no children to date. She buys vegetables in Dakar. For the past fifteen years she has been trading in order to support her mother and pay for her own medical appointments, since she is still thinking of having children during her life.

Thanks to her business Souadou has bought a piece of land in Brin and wants to build on it in the future.
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Souadou abite au sud du sénégal,elle est agée de 35 ans.Elle s'est mariée à l'age de 25 ans sans enfant,jusque à nos jours.Elle achete des legumes à dakar.
Pendant 15 ans,elle fait le commerce pour soutenir sa maman et assurer ses visites medicale car elle pense
toujours a avoir des enfants dans sa vie
Souadou avec son commerce,elle a acheté un terrain à Brin dont elle veut construir dans l'avenir.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 475.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Souadou to buy vegetables: cabbages, potatoes, gombos, aubergines,etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2012