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Aissatou
Aissatou is 41-year-old widow living in Senegal. She is the mother of three children aged between 12 and 20.

For eight years she has been building a business selling cloth, perfumes and other products. She entered business after her husband died, and it allows her to earn money and develop good customer loyalty. Her business has been a member of the local branch of UIMCEC for eight years. She has already repaid two previous loans and is requesting a 150 000 F loan to purchase cloth and perfumes in order to replenish her stock. Her profits will help her meet her and her children's needs.
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Madame Aissatou est une veuve de 41 ans qui habite au Sénégal. Elle est mère de 3 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 12 et 20 ans. Elle évolue depuis 8 ans dans le commerce de tissus, parfums et autres articles divers. C’est après le décès de son mari qu’elle s’est lancée sur cette activité pour avoir l’opportunité de réaliser un chiffre d’affaire et nouer des relations fidèles avec sa clientèle. Il est membre du guichet de l’U-IMCEc C de sa zone d’habitation depuis 8 ans. Elle a déjà remboursé 2 crédits antérieurs et sollicite un prêt de 150 000 frs prévu pour de tissus et de parfums qui vont servir a renouveler son stock. Ses bénéfices réalisés lui permettent de subvenir à ses besoins personnels de meme que ceux de ses enfants.

Additional Information

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,028,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Aissatou to buy cloth and perfumes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 26, 2012
Listed
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 24, 2013