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Mrs. Top is a 47-year old woman who lives in a Senegalese community. She is married and mother of six children, ages 14 to 25. She has been in business, selling sheets, fabric, and perfume, for over 20 years. She has also been a hairdresser for over five years. She chose these two professions out of passion but also to help her family. She is especially interested in the lucrative aspect of the businesses she is in. She has been a member of the U-IMCEC in her area since January 2009. She is requesting a 200,000 franc loan to buy sheets and fabric to strengthen her business. Her goal is to increase her profits and improve her family's quality of life.
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Madame top est une femme de 47 ans qui habite dans une des communautés sénégalaises. Elle est mariée et mère de 6 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 14 et 25 ans. Elle évolue dans le secteur du commerce et pratique depuis plus de 20 ans la vente de draps, tissus et parfums. Elle a une double activité car elle est en meme temps coiffeuse depuis plus de 5 ans. Ce sont deux activités qu’elle a choisi par passion mais aussi dans le but d’assister sa famille. Elle est surtout intéressée par l’aspect lucratif de l’activité qu’elle exerce. Elle est sociétaire du guichet de l’U-IMCEC de sa zone d’habitation depuis janvier 2009. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de draps et de tissus en vue de renforcer son activité de commerce. Son objectif consiste à accroitre ses bénéfices et améliorer les conditions de vie sociale de sa famille.


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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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,487,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Top to buy sheets and fabric for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 3, 2012
Listed
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 20, 2013