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Faty was born in 1961 and got married when she was very young. Her oldest child is 35 years old. Her youngest is 8.
She is actively involved in the sale of various products such as seasonal fruits and organic coffee. She has a 10-year experience in this field.
With her requested loan, she wants to go to a weekly market to buy some food products: tamarind, fruits, coffee...
Faty has no expenses. She is able to save the profits from her sales. Her future project is to build a house in Touba.
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Née en 1961, Faty s’est mariée très tôt car son ainé a 35 ans et le plus jeune, 8 ans. Elle s’active dans la vente de produits divers, des fruits de la période, du café à l’artisanal. Elle a une expérience de 10 ans dans ce domaine .Avec le crédit qu’elle sollicite, elle veut aller dans un marché hebdomadaire pour acheter des produits alimentaires : du tamarin, des fruits, du café...
Madame Faty n’a pas de charges, mais avec les bénéfices de ses ventes elle épargne et a comme projet futur de construire sa maison qui est à Touba.

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
  • 92
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,894,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Faty to buy food products for resale: seasonal fruits, coffee and various other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013