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Dieynaba is a married woman, who is mother to three children. In order to provide for her needs and to help her husband to cover the family's expenses, she launched herself into selling smoked and dried fish. She gets her supplies in the coastal towns and resells her products on a wholesale bases in inland towns, where they are very rare. She manages to make reasonably good money and has built up savings in her account with U-IMCEC. In order to strengthen her business, she is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs to buy 200kg of smoked and dried fish. Her ambition is to export her products to adjacent countries.
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Dieynaba est une femme mariée.Elle est mère de trois enfants.Pour subvenir à ses besoins et aider son mari dans la prise en charge des dépenses d'entretien de la famille, elle s'est lancés dans un commerce de poisson fumé et séché. Elle s'approvisionne dans les villes côtières et revend son produits en gros dans les localités de l'intérieur du pays, où le produit est très rare. Elle parvient à obtenir des bénéfices assez importants et à constituer une épargne dans son compte ouvert à l'UIMCEC. afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, elle sollicite un pret de 100000F pour acheter 200 kg de poisson fumé et séché.Son ambition est d'exporter le produit dans les pays limitrophes.

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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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Dieynaba to buy 200kg of smked and dried fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2013