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Arame Thiaw
Mrs. Arame has lived in Senegal since birth. She is 55 years old. She is a widow and has been a cleaning lady for 20 years. She chose her profession in order to provide for her small family. She is a member of UIMCEC in the town where she has lived since November 2003. She has already repaid 9 prior loans. She is asking for a loan of 500,000 francs to finish construction of an apartment that she had made her own. Her prior loans have allowed her to move into her home and to cover the expenses of tile, flooring, electrical, plumbing, and the purchase of windows and doors. Her goal is to improve the comfort and the quality of life of her children.
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Madame Arame vit au Sénégal depuis sa naissance. Elle est âgée de 55 ans. Elle est veuve et exerce l’activité de femme de ménage depuis 20 ans. Les raisons du choix de son activité est sa volonté de subvenir aux besoins de sa petite famille. Elle est sociétaire dans un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC de la localité ou elle habite depuis novembre 2003. Elle a déjà remboursé 9 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour la finition de la construction d’un appartement qu’elle avait entamé chez elle. Ses crédits antérieurs lui ont permis d’aménager sa maison et de faire face aux dépenses de carrelage, de dallage, d’électricité, de plomberie et d’achats de portes et fenêtres. Son objectif est d’améliorer le confort et le cadre de vie de sa progéniture.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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
  • 43
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Arame Thiaw to finish her apartment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 8, 2011
Listed
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012