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Madam Combé is a 57 year old married woman. She is progressing in trading local products (lemons) and vegetables. She chose this business to make money and help her family. What pleases her the most in her business are the trades that she makes with her clients and the satisfaction that she provides them.

She has been a member of one of the branches of the UIMCEC of the suburb since August 2004. She has already repaid two previous loans. She is requesting a loan of 200,000 frs intended for the purchase of vegetables and lemon juice destined for sale. This financing will allow her to develop her business, to grow the money she makes and to improve her social situation as well as her family's.
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Madame Combé est une femme mariée de 57 ans. Elle évolue dans le commerce de produits locaux (citron) et de légumes. Elle a choisi cette activité pour gagner de l’argent et aider sa famille. Ce qui lui plait le plus dans son activité ce sont les échanges qu’elle fait avec ses clients et la satisfaction qu’elle leur procure. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC de la banlieue depuis aout 2004.Elle a déjà remboursé 2 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de légumes et de jus de citron destinés à la vente. Ce financement lui permettra de développer son activité de commerce, d’accroitre l’argent qu’elle gagne et d’améliorer sa situation sociale ainsi que celle de sa famille.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,033,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Combé to buy vegetables and lemon juice to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013