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Madame Ndella lives in Sénégal. She sells fish, an activity she chose out of necessity to increase her income. She is a member of a branch of U-IMCEC and is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs intended to be used to repair the table on which she displays her fish for sale. The rest of the money will be spent to buy fish to sell. Growing her profit will permit her to improve her standard of living and help her husband.
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Madame Ndella vit au Sénégal. Elle s’active dans la vente de poissons. C’est une activité qu’elle a choisi par nécessité pour augmenter ses revenus. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC et sollicite un crédit de 100 000 frs qui est prévu pour la réfection de la table sur laquelle elle expose les poissons qu’elle commercialise. Le reste de l’argent sera investi dans l’achat de poissons à revendre. L’accroissement de ses bénéfices lui permettra d’améliorer son niveau de vie et de soutenir son mari.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 471.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Ndella to repair her table and buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2011
Nov 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012