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Mariama lives in Senegal. She is 27 years old, married and mother to 2 children. She has been working as a small retailer for 3 years and sells ceremonial fabrics to order. She chose this line of work after getting married, with the aim of earning an income.

Mariama has been a member of a UIMCEC branch since August 2011 and has not previously benefited from a loan from the institution. She is now requesting a loan of 400 000 francs which she plans to use to buy fabric for resale.
Madame Mariama habite au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et mère de 2 enfants. Elle est âgée de 27 ans et évolue depuis 3 ans dans le commerce et la vente de tissus de cérémonie sur commande. C’est après son mariage qu’elle a choisi cette activité dans le but de se procurer des revenus. Elle est sociétaire d’un guichet de l’U-IMCEC depuis aout 2011 et n’a jamais bénéficié de crédit dans la dite institution. Elle sollicite un prêt de 400 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de tissus qui seront destinés a la vente.

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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
  • 36
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,274,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD