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Ndeye Astou
Ms. Ndeye Astou is 31 years old and unmarried. She has been working in fashion design for over ten years. Concurrently, she is employed as a sales rep in a district store in her town. She chose fashion design out of passion; she chose business to support herself. Making beautiful "boubous" (long, flowing outfits) is very interesting to her, as well as making a profit.

She has been a member of a U-IMCEC branch office since August 2011. She is requesting the amount of 50,000 francs for buying some clothing she will resell. Thus she wants to bolster her stock of clothing to develop her business further. Her goal is to increase her profits in order to do better supporting herself.
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Mademoiselle Ndeye Astou est âgée de 31 ans. Elle est célibataire et évolue dans le stylisme depuis pus de 10 ans. Parallèlement elle est employée comme agent commerciale dans une boutique d’un quartier de la localité. Elle a choisi le stylisme par passion et le commerce pour subvenir à ses besoins sociaux. La confection de jolis boubous l’intéresse beaucoup mais aussi la réalisation de bénéfices. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis aout 2011. Elle sollicite un montant de 50 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de quelques habit s qu’elle va revendre. Elle veut ainsi renforcer son stock d’habillement pour mieux développer son activité. Son objectif est d’accroitre ses bénéfices pour mieux prendre en charge ses propres besoins.

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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
  • 39
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  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD