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Coumba
Coumba is a married woman and mother of six children, five of whom go to school. With the support of her parents, she opened a food store at her home. At the same time, she fattens cattle to diversify her sources of income. These two activities allow her to actively participate, alongside her husband, in the upkeep of her family. Besides, she has received and repaid five loans from UIMCEC. She is asking for a new loan of 400,000 francs to buy one cow and to strengthen her shop's business.
Coumba est une femme mariée, mère de 6 enfants dont les 5 vont à l'école. Avec l'appui de ses parents, elle a ouvert à domicile une boutique de vente de produits alimentaires.Elle fait en même temps de l'embouche bovine pour diversifier ses sources de revenus.Ces deux activités lui permettent de participer activement, à côté de son mari,l'entretien de la famille.Elle a d'ailleurs obtenu et payé 5 prets de l'UIMCEC.Elle sollicite un nouveau pret de 400000 pour acheter 1 boeuf et renforcer le fonds de commerce de sa boutique.

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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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Coumba to buy one cow and to strengthen her shop's business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2012
Listed
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 18, 2012