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Salamata Samba
Salamata Samba was born in 1957 and has been working as a farmer for the past 22 years. She owns some land, half of which she exploits. She grows garden vegetables and needs this loan to buy agricultural inputs (rice, onions, cabbage).
She is married and handles the daily expenses. With support from her lenders, she will be able to exploit more land. She also dreams of opening a shop in order to diversify her activity.
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Madame Salamata Samba qui est née en 1957, exerce le métier d’agriculteur depuis 22 ans. Elle possède des terres qu’elle exploite à moitié. Elle fait du maraichage et a besoin de ce crédit pour acheter des intrants agricoles (riz-oignons-choux).
Elle est mariée et c’est elle qui s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne. Avec l’appui des préteurs, elle va réussir à augmenter son périmètre cultural. En dehors de cela, elle rêve d’ouvrir une boutique pour diversifier son activité.

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
  • 34
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,085,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Salamata Samba to buy agricultural inputs: rice, onions, cabbage...
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 17, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012