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Seynabou is an active and reliable 53-year-old. She is married and the mother of 3 children. She has been active in commerce for over 25 years. She began by selling fish and then, much later, started selling vegetables.

Seynabou will use this loan to buy a large amount of dried fish for resale at the local market. Because she is not responsible for any household expenses, she is able to reinvest her profits into her business.
Mme Seynabou est une femme de 53 ans très brave et très active. Elle est mariée et mère de 3 enfants. Elle fait du commerce depuis plus de 25 ans. Elle a démarré par la vente de poisson puis s’est lancé après une longue rupture à la vente de légumes.
Avec le crédit, elle veut acheter en grande quantité du poisson séché pour le revendre dans le marché local.
Elle réinvesti dans son petit commerce les bénéfices de son activité puisse qu’elle n’a pas de charges familiales.

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
  • 487.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Seynabou to buy fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2011
Dec 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012