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Thiané Seck sells fruits and vegetables. Her business is based at her home, but she also sells on foot. She has 20 years of experience in this business. Thiané obtains her supplies in Kounghél and sometimes in Dakar. She travels once a week and the following week, returns to Thies to meet demand from her local customers.

With this loan, she wants to make a profit so that she can buy a bed for her daughter and reinvest the rest as working capital.
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Mme Thiané Seck est une vendeuse de fruits et légumes, elle est basée chez elle , et elle fait en même temps de la marchande ambulante,elle s'active depuis plus de 20 ans dans ce secteur d'activité.
Elle s'approvisionhne au niveau de Kounghél et a dakr parfois,elle fait des voyages de genres une fois toues les semaines, et la semaines suivante ellle revient vers thiés ^pour satisfaire la demande de sa clientéle de thiés.
Avec ce prêt elle veut réalisér un bénéfice afin de pouvoir acheter un lit pour sa fille et réinvestir le reste comme fonds de roulement.

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
  • 48
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 475.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Thiane to buy fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012