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Mame
She has been in the business of selling fresh, smoked and dried fish for the past 10 years. She is married and has one daughter. After three years, she started supplying fish for a factory in the capital. Unfortunately, the factory went out of business and she decided to sell smoked and dried fish at the weekly markets throughout the country. With her profits, she helps her husband with the family's expenses and can even take care of some of her own needs. To strengthen her business, she is requesting a loan of 15,000 cfa francs to purchase smoked and dried fish. Her goal is to build her own home.
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L'emprunteuse est une femme qui exerce dans le commerce de poissons frais, de poisson fumé et séché depuis plus de 10 ans.Elle est mariée et mère d'une fille.Après trois années seulement, elle était parvenu à gagner un marché d'approvisionnement en poisson d'une usine implantée dans la capitale.Malheureusement, celle ci tombe en faillite et elle se tourne vers la vente de poissons séché et fumé à travers les marchés hebdommadaires de l'intérieur du pays.Elle soutient par ses revenus son mari dans les dépenses d'entretien de la famille et parvient aussi à subvenir à certains de ses besoins propres. Pour renforcer son fonds de commerce, elle sollicite un pret de 15000f afin d'acheter du poisson fumé et séché. Son ambition est de construire sa propre maison.

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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
  • 92
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  • $13,894,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD