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Awa Faye
Madame Awa Faye is a married 39 year-old. She lives in a village in Senegal and has worked in catering for over ten years. She chose her trade opportunistically. The things she likes most about her work are the contact she has with customers, the services she offers and the revenue her business generates. She has been a member of her local U-IMCEC division since November 2007. She has already repaid three loans and is seeking a 400 000 frs loan in order to purchase a dining hall. Her previous loans have enabled her to purchase tools and equipment that have enabled her to run her business effectively.
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Madame Awa Faye est une femme mariée qui est âgée de 39 ans. Elle habite dans une des localités villageoises du Sénégal et évolue depuis plus de 10 ans dans le commerce et la restauration. Elle a choisi ses activités par opportunité. Ce qui l’intéresse le plus ce sont les contacts avec les clients, les services qu’elle rend a la population et les flux financiers qui se dégagent de son activité. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis novembre 2007. Elle a déjà remboursé 3 crédits antérieurs et sollicite un prêt de 400 000 frs prévu pour l’achat d’une nouvelle cantine pour les besoins de son activité. Ses crédits antérieurs lui ont permis d’acquérir le matériel d’exploitation lui permettant d’exploiter correctement son activité.

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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
  • 90
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,835,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD