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Ndeye Fama
This borrower is a married woman and the mother of three children. Two of her children are in primary school. For nearly a year, she has had a business involving fabrics, bed sheets, and a variety of items. She covers the cost of schooling for her children and supports herself with the income from this business. Her ambition is to set up a stall in front of her home to earn the loyalty of her customers. She is requesting a loan of 200,000 francs to buy some fabrics and bed sheets both large and small, as well as some sewing supplies.
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L'emprunteuse est une femme mariée , mère de trois enfants.Deux de ses enfants sont à l'école primaire.Depuis prés d'un an, elle exerce le commerce de tissus,de draps et d'articles divers.Elle assure les frais scolaires de ses enfants et prend en charge ses propres besoins avec les revenus de cette activité.Son ambition est d'implanter devant son domicile une cantine pour bien fixer sa clientèle.Elle sollicite un pret de 200000f pour acheter des tissus, des draps grand et petit modèle ainsi qaue des articles de mercerie.

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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 471.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Ndeye Fama to buy fabrics, small and large bed sheets, and sewing supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012