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Ms. Narou lives on Senegalese territory. She is 61 years old and has been active for ten years in commerce selling various goods (scarves, clothing, and dyed fabrics). She chose this business out of concern for acquiring revenues and for supporting herself, as well as her family.

Since August 2005, Ms. Narou has been a member of the U-IMCEC branch office in the town where she lives. She has already benefited from six previous loans.

She is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to clear her merchandise from customs. The profit her business generates has previously enabled her to settle many family problems.
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Madame Narou vit sur le territoire sénégalais. Elle est âgée de 61 ans et s’active depuis 10 ans dans le commerce et la vente de produits divers( foulards, habits et tissus teintés). Elle a choisi son activité dans le souci de se procurer des revenus et subvenir a ses besoins et ainsi qu’a ceux de sa famille. Elle est membre du guichet de l’U-IMCEC de la localité ou elle habite depuis aout 2005. Elle a déjà bénéficié de 6 crédits antérieurs. Elle sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour le dédouanement de ses marchandises. Les bénéfices que lui génère son activité lui ont permis dans le passé de régler beaucoup de problèmes familiaux.

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
  • 43
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Narou to cover the customs fees for her merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012