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Bolo
Mrs. Bolo, age 62, is very energetic and brave. She's been a merchant for 22 years. She's married and the mother of five children, age 15 to 40.

Her business consists in selling fruits: oranges, apples, bananas, and other seasonal fruits.

With her loan, she will buy fruits and peanuts. Her children provide for her, which enables her to reinvest her profits in her business.
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Madame Bolo est une femme très active et très brave âgée de 62 ans. Elle exerce le commerce depuis 22 ans .Elle est marié et mère de cinq enfants dont l’ainé est âgé de 40 ans et le cadet de 15 ans.
Son activité consiste à vendre des fruits : orange, pomme, banane et d’autres fruits de la période.
Avec le prêt elle va acheter des fruits et de l’arachide qu’elle transforme en cacahuètes. Elle est pris en charge par ses enfants ce qui lui permet de réinvestir son bénéfice dans l’ activité.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,001,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Bolo to buy fruits and peanuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 23, 2011
Listed
Jan 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 18, 2012