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Mrs. Soukeye lives in Senegal. She is 59 years old. She is a widow and a mother. For more than 20 years she has been involved in commerce and the sale of clothing. She chose this type of business out of passion. She is most interested in the profits to be made. She is a member of I’U-IMCEC in the town where she has lived since April of 2005. She is requesting a loan of 200,000 frs to build up the stock of fabric that she will sell. She foresees raising her working capital and being able to travel in order to secure her merchandise. Her wish is to increase her profits so that she can better support the other members of her family.
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Madame Soukeye vit au Sénégal. Elle est âgée de 59 ans. Elle est veuve et mère de famille. Depuis plus de vingt ans elle évolue dans le secteur du commerce et vent des articles d’habillement. Elle a choisi cette activité de commerce par passion. Et ce qui l’intéresse le plus reste la recherche de profits. Elle est membre du guichet de l’U-IMCEC de la localité ou elle habite depuis avril 2005. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs prévu pour l’approvisionnement en tissus destinés à la vente. Elle compte augmenter son fond de roulement, et voyager pour se procurer ses marchandises.son souhait est d’augmenter ses bénéfices pour renforcer le soutien qu’il apporte aux membres de sa famille.

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
  • 43
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Soukeye to buy fabric to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013