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Mrs. Aminata is 42 years old and she lives in Senegal. She is a married mother of two children aged 8 and 12. She has been working in trade for over ten years. She sells clothing, an activity chosen out of passion but also to earn income and to support herself. Consequently, the ability to generate profits is what she finds most appealing in her activity.

She became a member of a U-IMCEC branch in 2002 and has already repaid six previous loans.

She is seeking a loan of 500,000F to replenish her stock of clothing. An increase in profits will help her to improve her family’s lifestyle.
Madame Aminata est âgée de 42 ans. Elle vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et mère de 2 enfants qui ont 8 et 12 ans. Elle s’active dans le secteur du commerce depuis plus de 10 ans. Elle pratique la vente d’habits activité qu’elle a choisi par passion mais aussi dans le but de gagner des revenus et de subvenir a ses propres besoins. Par conséquent c’est la recherche du profit qui l’intéresse le plus dans son activité. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis aout 2002. Elle a déjà remboursé 6 crédits antérieurs. Elle sollicite un prêt de 500 000 frs prévu pour l’achat d’habits destinés a renforcer son stock de marchandises. L’augmentation de ses bénéfices lui permettra d’améliorer les conditions de vie sociale 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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Aminata to buy clothing for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013