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Mbana is 48 years old and lives in Senegal. She is married and has more than 5 children. She has been working as a retailer for ten years, more specifically selling incense and fabrics (wax-print and voile). She also does embroidery. Mbana has been a member of one of U-IMCEC's offices since May 2003. She has already repaid nine previous loans. She is requesting this loan for 150,000 francs to buy fabrics to re-sell for the Tabaski holiday (Eid al-Adha). This loan will allow her to improve her income and support her children, who are in school, by paying their school fees.
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Madame Mbana est âgée de 48 ans. Elle vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et mère de plus de 5 enfants. Elle évolue depuis 10 ans dans le secteur du commerce plus précisément dans la vente d’encens, de tissus (wax et voile). Elle fait aussi de la broderie. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis mai 2003. Elle a déjà remboursé 9 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 150 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de tissus à revendre a l’occasion de la fête de la Tabaski. Ce financement lui permettra d’améliorer le niveau de ses revenus et de soutenir ses enfants qui étudie dans les dépenses de frais de scolarité.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 476.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Mbana to buy fabrics to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012