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Marème
Marème lives with her 4 children. Her husband died 2 years ago. Marème exports local processed cereals and halieutic products to her sister who lives in Morocco and who, in turn, sends her fabrics. She has been in this line of work for a year and manages to earn consistent enough revenues to allow her to take care of her and her children´s needs.

Marème is requesting a loan of 500 000 francs to increase her working capital. She will use the loan to buy 5 boxes of regular couscous, 5 boxes of "couscous en boulette" (couscous dumplings), 5 boxes of millet flour, 20 kg of dried fish and 15 kg of smoked fish. Her ambition is to open a large processing plant in which to process the local agricultural produce.
Marème est une femme qui vit avec ses quatre enfants. Son mari étant décédé depuis deux ans.Elle exporte des céréales locales transformées et des produits halieutiques qu'elle envoie à sa soeur établie au Maroc.En retour cette dernière lui envoie des tissus.Elle pratique cette activité depuis un an et parvient à générer des revenus assez consistants qui lui permettent de se prendre en charge et de subvenir aux besoins de ses enfants.Afin d'augmenter son fonds de commerce, elle sollicite un prêt de 500000f pour acheter 05 cartons de couscous ordinaire, 05 cartons de "couscous en boulette", 05 cartons de farine de mil, 20 kg de poisson séché et 15 kg de poisson fumé.Son ambition est d'ouvrir une grande unité de transformation des produits agricoles dans sa localité.

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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
  • 93
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,891,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Marème to buy 5 boxes of regular couscous, 5 boxes of "couscous en boulette", 5 boxes of millet flour, 20 kg of dried fish and 15 kg of smoked fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2012
Listed
Feb 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 18, 2012